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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Perceptions and practices for preventing malaria in pregnancy in a peri-urban setting in south-western Uganda

Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency (%)
Mean age 29.8 range (16–49 yrs)
Marital status
 Married 701 (87.6)
 Divorced 32 (4.0 %)
 Widowed 17 (2.1 %)
 Separated 50 (6.3 %)
Educational level
 No education 54 (6.8 %)
 Primary 297 (37.1 %)
 Secondary 187 (23.4 %)
 Tertiary 141 (17.6 %)
 University 120 (15.0 %)
Occupation
 Housewife 155 (19.4 %)
 Peasant farmer 281 (35.1 %)
 Trading/business 207 (29.9 %)
 Employed by the government 109 (13.6 %)