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Table 1 Sociodemography characteristics of household respondents, Jimma town, 2010

From: Urban malaria and associated risk factors in Jimma town, south-west Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage
Age 15-40 190 65.3
  41-64 85 29.2
  >64 16 5.5
Sex Male 166 57.0
  Female 125 43.0
Religion Muslim 122 41.9
  Catholic 5 1.7
  Orthodox 118 40.5
  Protestant 45 15.5
  Other 1 0.3
  Oromo 167 57.4
Ethnicity Amhara 55 18.9
  Dawuro 50 17.2
  Kaffa 10 3.4
  Tigrea 9 3.1
Marital Status 1 Unmarried 17 5.8
  Married 248 85.2
  Widowed 9 3.1
  Divorced 17 5.8
Educational status Illiterate 80 27.5
  Read and write 6 2.1
  Grade1-4 19 6.5
  Grade 5-8 92 31.6
  High school & above 94 32.3
Family size 1-5 218 74.9
  6-10 69 23.7
  >10 4 1.4
Monthly income < 31.25USD 130 44.7
  31.25-62.5USD 104 35.7
  >62.5USD 57 19.6
Occupation Private business 164 56.4
  GO employed 64 22.0
  House wife 32 11.0
  Daily laborer 30 10.3
  NGO worker 1 0.3
  private business 164 56.4
No of bed room One bed room 163 56.0
  Two bed rooms 95 32.6
  Three bed rooms 19 6.5
  More than three 14 4.8
Type of house Mud plastered 243 83.5
  Stone wall 41 14.1
  Break walls 7 2.1
  1. Note, NGO = nongovernmental organization, GO = governmental organization