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Table 7 Percent distribution of respondents that answered “YES” to the question “If your child receives malaria vaccine, and still gets malaria but less often than those who don’t get vaccine, will you be comfortable with that?”; by various characteristics (n = 2123)

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

Characteristics Total number_of respondents % That would be comfortable P value
Overall 2123 88.4
 Age (years)
  <20 143 83.2 0.010
  20-34 1499 87.9
  ≥34 481 91.7
 Marital status
  Currently married 1793 88.7 0.559
  Ever married (currently divorced/widowed) 143 86.7
  Single 187 86.6
 Education
  Never been to school 412 87.9 0.863
  Primary 1473 88.7
  Secondary+ 238 87.8
 Parity (number of children)
  1 537 86.2 0.253
  2 473 88.2
  3 376 89.9
  4+ 737 89.4
 Occupation
  Farmer/other 1495 88.8 0.293
  Business (petty vender, tailoring etc) 355 88.5
  Housekeeper/no job 215 84.7
  Civil servant 58 91.4
 Religion
  Islam 868 85.0 <0.001
  Christian 1192 90.7
  Other 63 92.1
 Tribe
  Kurya 313 92.3 <0.001
  Makonde 272 87.5
  Hangaza 206 92.2
  Zigua 204 92.2
  Zaramo 140 74.3
  Ndali 129 93.0
  Sukuma 120 83.3
  Othersa 739 87.7
 Region (district)
  Arusha (Ngorongoro) 280 92.5 <0.001
  Kagera (Ngara) 331 90.6
  Lindi (Lindi rural) 183 84.2
  Mara (Serengeti) 286 89.9
  Mbeya (Ileje) 188 93.1
  Mtwara (Newala) 193 88.6
  Mwanza (Ilemela) 235 89.4
  Pwani (Kisarawe) 190 72.6
  Tanga (Handeni) 237 89.9
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