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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients enrolled in the in vivo therapeutic efficacy study of CQ for Plasmodium vivax malaria at Hossana Health Care Centre Southern Ethiopia from April to June 2014

From: Therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria among outpatients at Hossana Health Care Centre, southern Ethiopia

Socio-demographic variables Total no. (%)
Age (in years)
 Median 23
 Range 4–59
Gender
 Male 35 (58.3)
 Female 25 (41.7)
Ethnicity
 Hadiya 40 (66.7)
 Kembata 11 (18.3)
 Gurage 7 (11.7)
 Silte 2 (3.3)
Occupation
 Government employee 2 (3.3)
 Unemployed 3 (5.0)
 Student 27 (45.0)
 House wife 15 (25.0)
 Farmer 8 (13.8)
 Daily laborer 4 (6.7)
 Others 1 (1.7)
Marital status
 Single 28 (46.7)
 Married 31 (51.7)
 Widowed 1