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Table 1 Demographics of study participants

From: Microbial diversity in individuals and their household contacts following typical antibiotic courses

Characteristics Amoxicillin arm (N = 24) Azithromycin arm (N = 24) Control arm (N = 8)
Age (years)¥ 24 ± 3.4 29 ± 13 25 ± 11
Female sex (%) 54 45 50
No. subjects with antibiotic consumption within last year 0 0 0
No. subjects with antibiotic consumption within last 3 years (%) 8 (33) 9 (37.5) 2 (25)
No. households who are couples (%) 7 (58) 6 (50) NA
Approximate time living together prior to study (months) 16 (range 3 to 54) 16 (range 1 to 42) NA
  1. Plus-minus values indicate mean ± standard deviation
  2. ¥ No significant differences among groups by ANOVA