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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants of the FGDs and participatory workshops

From: Community participation for malaria elimination in tafea province, vanuatu: part ii. social and cultural aspects of treatment-seeking behaviour

   Adults Youth
   Males
N = 22
Females
N = 46
Males
N = 30
Females
N = 24
Age Range      
  Age in years 26 - 57 yrs 20 - 60+yrs 15 - 34 yrs 16 - 21 yrs
Education      
  Primary 63% 40% 39% 39%
  Secondary 14% 17% 61% 61%
  None 23% 43%   
Occupation      
  Subsistent farmer 87% 12% 70% 22%
  Fisherman 5%    
  Pastor 5%    
  Housewife   77%   
  Carpenter 5%    
  Teacher   12%   
  TAFE Student    30% 78%
Number of Children      
   North Tanna Middle Bush South Tanna
  0 children 6% 0 0
  1-3 Children 35% 41% 28%
  4-6 Children 35% 45% 55%
  7-9 Children 24% 14% 17%