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Table 2 Characteristics of the household respondents

From: Evaluation of intensified behaviour change communication strategies in an artemisinin resistance setting

Background characteristic iBCC
N = 387
n (%)
niBCC
N = 387
n (%)
Total
N = 774
n (%)
Mc Nemar p value
Average age in years mean (range) 40.9 (12–77) 40.3 (14–80) 40.3 (12–80) 0.05*
Sex
 Male 104 (26.2) 146 (40.1) 250 (39.0) 0.003**
 Female 283 (73.8) 241 (59.9) 524 (61.0)
Ethnic group
 Khmer 382 (98.6) 387 (100) 769 (99.9) 0.0001***
 Cham 4 (1.1) 0 (–) 4 (0.1)
 Vietnamese 1 (0.3) 0 (–) 1 (0.0)
Live in a house that owns
 a radio 122 (31.2) 118 (30.3) 240 (30.3) 0.87
 a television 209 (55.0) 152 (40.5) 361 (41.6) 0.10
Province
 Battambang 52 (4.8) 232 (79.1) 284 (73.3) 0.0001***
 Pailin 156 (40.8) 26 (1.9) 182 (5.0)
 Kampong Speu 179 (54.3) 129 (19.0) 308 (21.8)
Anyone from household travelled in past 6 months 209 (53.9) 206 (52.8) 415 (52.9) 0.80
Marital status
 Single-never married 14 (3.9) 18 (5.4) 32 (5.3) 0.11
 Married 312 (83.3) 333 (84.5) 654 (84.4)
 Widowed 44 (10.8) 35 (9.8) 79 (9.9)
 Divorced/separated 7 (1.9) 1 (0.3) 8 (0.5)
 Married but not living together 1 (0.1) 0 (–) 1 (0.0)
Occupation
 Agricultural labourer 8 (2.2) 20 (6.4) 28 (6.1) 0.73
 Seller 26 (7.3) 23 (6.3) 49 (6.4)
 Fisherman 0 (–) 1 (0.1) 1 (0.1)
 Forestry worker (logging) 0 (–) 3 (1.0) 3 (0.9)
 Farmer 324 (82.1) 311 (78.6) 635 (78.9)
 Housewife 12 (3.3) 15 (4.1) 27 (4.0)
 Government staff 8 (2.4) 5 (1.2) 13 (1.3)
 Other 9 (2.6) 9 (2.2) 18 (2.3)
Level of education
 Never attended school 92 (23.6) 85 (19.4) 177 (19.7) 0.19
 1–3 years 99 (25.4) 105 (28.4) 204 (28.2)
 3 years or more 192 (49.8) 194 (51.4) 386 (51.3)
 University level 3 (0.9) 3 (0.8) 6 (0.8)
 Don’t know 1 (0.3) 0 (–) 1 (0.0)
  1. *Significant at the 0.05 probability level
  2. **Significant at the 0.01 probability level
  3. ***Significant at the 0.001 probability level