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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey sample

From: Impact of a mass media campaign on bed net use in Cameroon

  National Institute of Statistics 2011 Malaria KAP Baseline 2012 Malaria KAP Survey
Location    
Urban 52%* 51% 50%
Rural 48%* 49% 50%
Gender    
Male 49%* 49% 50%
Female 51%* 51% 50%
Age (% of adults 15+ in each range)    
15-29 51%* 50% 54%
30+ 49%* 46% 42%
No answer   4% 4%
Education    
No formal schooling, no response 17%** 13% 7%
Primary 33%** 20% 23%
Secondary (1st cycle) 28%** 30% 32%
Secondary (2nd cycle)  15%** 24% 26%
Higher/University 7%** 13% 12%
Religion    
Islam 20%** 22% 25%
Traditional religion 3%** 1% 1%
Catholicism 37%** 38% 38%
Christianity (others) 35%** 33% 34%
Other, no response 4%** 5% 3%
Household goods    
Mobile Phone -- 77% 82%
Television -- 78% 80%
Radio -- 76% 74%
VCD or DVD player -- 65% 66%
Refrigerator -- 30% 32%
  1. * Data source: République du Cameroun, Institut National de la Statistique. La Population du Cameroun en 2010. [http://www.statistics-cameroon.org/downloads/La_population_du_Cameroun_2010.pdf].
  2. ** Data source: Institut National de la Statistique, Ministère de l’Économie, de la Planification et de l’Aménagement du Territoire, Ministère de la Santé Publique, MEASURE DHS ICF International: Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples EDS-MICS CAMEROUN 2011 Rapport Préliminaire. Yaoundé; 2011.