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Table 2 Comparison between dust mites' allergic patients and controls regarding demographic characteristics

From: Role of interleukins 12B and 17A genetic variation in house dust mites allergy

  Control N = 60 (%) allergic patients N = 60 (%) p value
Gender
 Male 24 (40.0) 24 (40.0) 1.000
 Female 36 (60.0) 36 (60.0)  
Residence
 Rural 18 (30.0) 18 (30.0) 1.000
 Urban 42 (70.0) 42 (70.0)  
Occupation
 Not working 18 (30.0) 24 (40.0) 1.000
 Farmer 24 (40.0) 12 (20.0)  
 Worker 6 (10.0) 12 (20.0)  
 Employee 12 (20.0) 12 (20.0)  
Smoking
 No 42 (70.0) 44 (73.3) 0.688
 Yes 18 (30.0) 16 (26.7)  
Deal with animals
 No 18 (30.0) 24 (40.0) 0.254
 Yes 42 (70.0) 36 (60.0)  
Age
Mean ± SD 29.9 ± 8.6 31.1 ± 8.2 0.115
 Range 19 ± 43 19 ± 50