Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic characteristics of 957 selected households from the study villages Bozi, Yoho and N'Dakonankro, central Côte d'Ivoire

From: Malaria knowledge and long-lasting insecticidal net use in rural communities of central Côte d'Ivoire

Variables Bozi (%) Yoho (%) N'Dakonankro (%) Total (%)
Sex of interviewee    
   Male 226 (67.5) 259 (50.8) 61 (54.5) 546 (57.1)
   Female 109 (32.5) 251 (49.2) 51 (45.5) 411 (42.9)
Age of children in the household   
   > 5 years 211 (63.0) 276 (54.1) 79 (70.5) 566 (59.1)
   1-5 years 214 (63.8) 234 (45.8) 72 (64.3) 520 (54.3)
   < 1 year 93 (27.7) 159 (31.2) 31 (27.7) 283 (29.6)
Origin of head of household   
   Native of the village 80 (24.7) 248 (49.9) 71 (68.3) 399 (43.1)
   Non-native of the village 184 (56.8) 133 (26.7) 30 (28.8) 347 (37.5)
   Foreign 60 (18.5) 116 (23.3) 3 (2.9) 179 (19.3)
Matrimonial status    
   Unmarried 132 (40.6) 86 (17.1) 27 (24.1) 245 (26.0)
   Monogamous married 163 (50.1) 340 (67.5) 68 (60.7) 571 (60.7)
   Polygamous married 19 (5.8) 49 (9.7) 2 (60.7) 70 (7.4)
   Divorced 1 (0.3) 14 (2.8) 9 (8.0) 24 (2.5)
   Widower 10 (3.1) 15 (2.1) 6 (5.4) 31 (3.3)
Religion     
   Christian 176 (54.1) 161 (32.9) 50 (45.4) 387 (41.8)
   Muslim 71 (21.8) 117 (23.9) 4 (3.6) 192 (20.8)
   Animist 62 (19.1) 181 (36.9) 54 (49.1) 297 (32.1)
   Atheist 15 (4.6) 20 (4.1) 2 (1.8) 37 (4.0)
   Fetich 0 (0) 11 (2.2) 0 (0) 11 (1.2)
   Other 1 (0.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.1)
Education of head of household   
   Illiterate 92 (28.5) 169 (33.3) 34 (30.9) 295 (31.4)
   Primary 152 (47.1) 266 (52.5) 41 (37.3) 459 (48.8)
   Secondary 68 (21.0) 68 (13.4) 31 (28.2) 167 (17.7)
   University 11 (3.4) 4 (0.8) 4 (3.6) 19 (2.0)
Education of mother     
   Illiterate 129 (49.8) 107 (54.0) 34 (43.0) 270 (50.4)
   Primary 102 (39.4) 86 (43.4) 31 (39.2) 219 (40.9)
   Secondary 27 (10.4) 5 (2.5) 14 (17.7) 46 (8.6)
   University 1 (0.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.2)
Occupation     
   Farmer 221 (64.2) 309 (70.1) 75 (61.1) 605 (66.8)
   Stockbreeder/fisherman 6 (1.7) 17 (3.8) 2 (1.6) 25 (2.8)
   Trader 52 (15.1) 54 (12.2) 23 (19.0) 129 (14.2)
   Others (pensioner, teacher, artisan) 65 (18.9) 61 (13.8) 21 (17.4) 147 (16.2)