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Table 1 Background information on mothers interviewed for the study (n = 110)

From: Community response to artemisinin-based combination therapy for childhood malaria: a case study from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Residence n %
Chamazi Kwamkongo 30 27.27
Kiponza 13 11.83
Kisewe 29 26.36
Mbande Kijiji 31 28.18
Wembebamia 07 6.36
Age   
17-21 15 13.63
22-26 38 34.54
27-31 26 23.63
32-36 10 9.10
40-50 21 19.10
Education   
Nil 16 14.55
Primary school years 1-6 18 16.36
Primary school year 7 70 63.64
Primary school year 8 2 1.81
Secondary school Form 2 4 3.64
Marital Status   
Married 57 51.82
Unmarried 34 30.91
Widow 2 1.81
Divorced 17 15.46
Religion   
Muslim 91 82.73
Christian 19 17.27
Number of Children   
1 36 32.73
2 32 29.09
3 20 18.18
4 14 12.73
5-7 8 7.27