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Table 4 Frequency distribution of scorpion stings according to occupation in tropical areas of Kermanshah

From: The epidemiology of scorpion stings in tropical areas of Kermanshah province, Iran, during 2008 and 2009

City Ghasre-Shirin Sarpol-e Zahab Gilan-e Gharb Total Statistical test
Occupation Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Employee 15 (4.6) 15 (2.8) 16 (5.5) 46 (4.0) χ 2 = 174.90
Worker 13 (4.0) 23 (4.3) 23 (8.0) 59 (5.1) p < 0.001
Farmer 19 (5.8) 64 (11.9) 35 (12.1) 118 (10.3) Df = 14
Military 111 (34.2) 36 (6.7) 16 (5.5) 163 (14.2)
Unemployed 27 (8.3) 33 (6.2) 45 (15.6) 105 (9.1)
Housekeeper 61 (18.8) 183 (34.1) 82 (28.4) 326 (28.3)
Self-employment 30 (9.2) 78 (14.6) 27 (9.3) 135 (11.7)
Student 49 (15.1) 104 (19.4) 45 (15.6) 198 (17.2)