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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Community concepts of malaria-related illness with and without convulsions in southern Ghana

Demographic characteristics of respondents Vignettes presented
  With convulsion (N = 101) Without convulsion (N = 100)
Age of respondents*   
   Mean age 49.0 38.0
   Std. Dev. 15.8 12.5
   Mode 35 25
   Female: male ratio 1:1 1:1
Education   
   Mean years of education 6.1 6.6
   No education (%) 22.9 19.0
   Highest education (years) 20 14.0
Marital status (%)   
   Married 66.3 58.0
   Never married 3.0 20.0
   Divorced/separated 16.8 16.0
   Widowed 13.9 6.0
Religion (%)   
   Christianity 55.4 64.0
   Traditional religion 40.6 35.0
   Islamic 3.0 1.0
   Others 1.0 0.0
Household income (%)   
   Regular & dependable 23.8 23
   Uncertain/not sure 52.5 48
   Not regular & dependable 23.7 29
  1. * P < .01 (T-test)
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