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Table 6 Percent distribution of respondents ready to get their children vaccinated with malaria vaccine despite the fact that even though a child is vaccinated, s/he will still have to use ITNs and seek treatment if s/he has fever; by various characteristics (n = 2123)

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

Characteristics Total number of respondents % Ready P value
Overall 2123 92.5
 Age (years)
  <20 143 93.7 0.798
  20–34 1499 92.3
  >34 481 92.7
 Marital status
  Currently married 1793 92.5 0.742
  Ever married (currently divorced/widowed) 143 90.9
  Single 187 93.1
 Education
  Never been to school 412 92.5 0.962
  Primary 1473 92.5
  Secondary+ 238 92.0
 Parity (number of children)
  1 537 93.1 0.446
  2 473 90.9
  3 376 92.0
  4+ 737 93.2
 Occupation
  Farmer/other 1495 93.1 0.125
  Business (petty vender, tailoring etc) 355 90.7
  Housekeeper/no job 215 92.6
  Civil servant 58 86.2
 Religion
  Islam 868 88.5 <0.001
  Christian 1192 95.1
  Other 63 96.8
 Tribe
  Kurya 313 94.6 <0.001
  Makonde 272 91.2
  Hangaza 206 96.1
  Zigua 204 94.1
  Zaramo 140 82.1  
  Ndali 129 99.2
  Sukuma 120 92.5
  Othersa 739 91.3
 Region (district)
  Arusha (Ngorongoro) 280 92.1 <0.001
  Kagera (Ngara) 331 96.7
  Lindi (Lindi rural) 183 88.5
  Mara (Serengeti) 286 93.7
  Mbeya (Ileje) 188 99.5
  Mtwara (Newala) 193 90.7
  Mwanza (Ilemela) 235 93.6
  Pwani (Kisarawe) 190 81.1
  Tanga (Handeni) 237 92.4
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