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Table 3 Patient demographics and employment status

From: Chronic fatigue syndrome after Giardia enteritis: clinical characteristics, disability and long-term sickness absence

Demographics
   Female, n (%) 44 (76)
   Age, mean, female 35.3
   Age, mean, male 29.2
Education  
   < college degree, n (%) 14 (24)
   college degree and post graduate, n (%) 44 (76)
Employment status (n = 38)
   Working half-time, n (%) 13 (22)
   Sickness absence, n (%) 22 (38)
   Disability pension, n (%) 3 (5)
Education status (n = 20)
   Studies half-time, n (%) 6 (10)
   Sickness absence, n (%) 14 (24)