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Table 1 Characteristics of the study populations in Zatta and Adibrobo, central Côte d'Ivoire

From: Social and cultural aspects of 'malaria' and its control in central Côte d'Ivoire

Variables Zatta (n = 168) Adibrobo (n = 64) Total (n = 232)
Ethnic group    
   Baoulé 133 (79%) 7 (11%) 140 (60%)
   Agni 3 (2%) 50 (78%) 53 (23%)
   Dioula 17 (10%) 0 17 (7%)
   Others 15 (9%) 7 (11%) 22 (10%)
Gender    
   Male 78 (46%) 32 (50%) 110 (47%)
   Female 90 (54%) 32 (50%) 122 (53%)
Age (years)    
   15–29 49 (29%) 14 (22%) 63 (27%)
   30–40 69 (41%) 19 (30%) 88 (38%)
   >40 50 (30%) 31 (48%) 81 (35%)
Religion    
   Christian 101 (60%) 54 (84%) 155 (67%)
   Muslim 25 (15%) 1 (2%) 26 (11%)
   Local religions 37 (22%) 9 (14%) 46 (20%)
   Others 4 (3%) 0 4 (2%)
Education    
   Illiterate 81 (49%) 34 (53%) 115 (50%)
   Primary school 52 (32%) 13 (20%) 65 (28%)
   Secondary school 32 (20%) 17 (27%) 49 (22%)
Profession    
   Farmers 132 (78%) 54 (84%) 186 (80%)
   Craftsman 19 (11%) 1 (2%) 12 (5%)
   Cotton factory worker 8 (5%) 6 (9%) 14 (6%)
   Retailer 9 (6%) 3 (5%) 20 (9%)