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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of households in Jiga Yelmdar village, Jabi Tehnan District, north-western Ethiopia, January 2014

From: Distribution and utilization of vector control strategies in a malarious village of Jabi Tehnan District, north-western Ethiopia

Characteristic Category Number (%)
Sex of respondents (n = 352)   
Male 126 (35.8)
Female 226 (64.2)
Educational status of respondents (n = 352) Illiterate 168 (47.7)
Read and write 78 (22.2)
Primary school 57 (16.2)
Secondary school 29 (8.2)
High school or higher 20 (5.7)
Household occupation (n = 352) Farmer 330 (93.8)
Merchant 8 (2.3)
Government employee 2 (0.6)
Other 12 (3.4)
Media ownership of households (n = 352) Radio 163 (46.3)
Television 1 (0.3)
Newspaper 2 (0.6)
No 186 (52.8)
Household size (n = 352) 1 6 (1.7)
2 26 (7.4)
3 65 (18.5)
4 60 (17.0)
5 73 (20.7)
6 55 (15.6)
7 35 (9.9)
8 28 (8.0)
  ≥9 4 (1.2)