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Table 2 Characteristics of the respondents in 2013 household survey (n = 2123)

From: Stakeholders’ opinions and questions regarding the anticipated malaria vaccine in Tanzania

Characteristics Number of respondents (n) Percent (%)
Overall 2123 100.0
 Age (years)
  <20 143 6.7
  20–34 1499 70.6
  >34 481 22.7
  Mean = 28.9 ± 7.6, min = 15.0, max = 65.0
 Marital status
  Currently married 1793 84.5
  Ever married (currently divorced/widowed) 143 6.7
  Single 187 8.8
 Education
  Never been to school 412 19.4
  Primary 1473 69.4
  Secondary+ 238 11.2
 Parity (number of children)
  1 537 25.3
  2 473 22.3
  3 376 17.7
  4+ 737 34.7
 Occupation
  Farmer/other 1495 70.4
  Business (petty vender, tailoring etc) 355 16.7
  Housekeeper/no job 215 10.1
  Civil servant 58 2.7
 Religion
  Islam 868 40.9
  Christian 1192 56.2
  Other 63 3.0
 Tribe
  Kurya 313 14.7
  Makonde 272 12.8
  Hangaza 206 9.7
  Zigua 204 9.6
  Zaramo 140 6.6
  Ndali 129 6.1
  Sukuma 120 5.7
  Othersa 739 34.8
 Region (district)
  Arusha (Ngorongoro) 280 13.2
  Kagera (Ngara) 331 15.6
  Lindi (Lindi rural) 183 8.6
  Mara (Serengeti) 286 13.5
  Mbeya (Ileje) 188 8.9
  Mtwara (Newala) 193 9.1
  Mwanza (Ilemela) 235 11.1
  Pwani (Kisarawe) 190 9.0
  Tanga (Handeni) 237 11.2
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