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Table 1 Socioeconomic and education level in the coastal plain of Chiapas between 1995 and 2012

From: Socioeconomic factors, attitudes and practices associated with malaria prevention in the coastal plain of Chiapas, Mexico

Questions Answers % 1995 % 2012
Gender Female 50.4 65.7
  Male 49.6 34.3
  4 17.9 22.5
  3 13.5 19.7
  5 20.3 18.5
Total of people living in the house 1-2 4.4 16.8
  7 and > 7 26.9 12.0
  6 17.1 10.5
  0 0 63.8
People younger than 5 years old 1 44.7 24.7
  2 41.4 9.4
  3 11.9 1.5
  >4 2.0 0.6
  1 69.5 40.2
Bedrooms 2 23.5 31.9
  3 5.0 19.6
  >4 2.0 8.3
  2 9.6 35.2
People per room in the house 1 2.4 22.5
  3 16.7 19.2
  4 23.2 10.1
>5 45.0 12.9
  Block or brick 41.9 72.3
Walls Palm or bamboo 20.8 15.9
  Wood 34.1 10.7
  Cement 43.3 90.0
Floor Ground 55.8 8.8
  Zinc 13.8 43.9
Roof Straw or Palm 51.8 42.3
  Tile 24.4 10.3
Cement 2.6 2.6
Others 7.2 0.9
  Housewife 49.2 65.3
Occupation Farmer 39.2 14.4
  Fisherman 3.8 10.9
  Others 7.8 9.4
  Elementary school 13.3 23.1
  Elementary school incomplete 40.0 23.1
Schooling Illiterate 24.1 16.6
  Middle school 3.6 14.9
  Read and write 14.3 10.3
  High school or higher 2.2 6.8
  Middle school incomplete 2.6 5.2