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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of persons in the selected study households in the Lubombo region, Swaziland, mid 2007.

From: Community knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) on malaria in Swaziland: A country earmarked for malaria elimination

Characteristics n %
Gender   
Male 954 48.4
Female 1017 51.6
Age groups in years   
0 – 5 323 16.4
6 – 15 496 25.2
16 – 40 784 39.8
41+ 341 17.3
Not known 27 1.4
Number of persons in household   
1 – 4 105 32.8
5 – 9 169 52.8
10 or more 46 14.4
Highest level of education completed   
No education 327 16.6
Primary 762 38.7
Secondary 489 24.8
Tertiary Qualification 25 1.3
Below school-going age 310 15.7
Don't know 16 0.8
Other 42 2.1
Occupation of each person   
Minor 353 17.9
Housewife 198 10.0
Pensioner 37 1.9
Other 98 5.0
Unemployed 473 24.0
Farm worker 57 2.9
Trained employee 40 2.0
Self Employed 88 4.5
Civil servant 46 2.3
Studying 578 29.3
Don't know 3 0.2