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Table 1 Characteristics of the occupational PAHs-exposed workers (N = 70) and hotel administrative staffs(N = 56)

From: PIG-A gene mutation as a genotoxicity biomaker in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-exposed barbecue workers

  Number (%)
Controls(N = 56) PAHs-exposed workers(N = 70)
Sex Male 25 (44.6) 39 (55.7)
Female 31 (55.4) 31 (44.3)
Age (years) 18 ≤ age < 30 33 (58.9) 38 (54.3)
30 ≤ age < 40 12 (21.4) 11 (15.7)
40 ≤ age < 50 9 (16.1) 12 (17.1)
50 ≤ age ≤ 60 2 (3.6) 9 (12.9)
Years of work Median (P25,P75) 0.5 (1.0, 2.0)
Smoking status Yes 11 (19.6) 20(28.6)
No 45 (80.4) 50 (71.4)
Alcohol use Yes 9 (16.1) 10(14.3)
No 47(83.9) 60 (85.7)