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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in two regions (Dodoma and Morogoro): n = 400

From: Knowledge and awareness of malaria and mosquito biting behaviour in selected sites within Morogoro and Dodoma regions Tanzania

Variables Dodoma n (%) Morogoro n (%) Both n (%)
Age group (years)
 <10–17 64 (32.0) 86 (43.0) 150 (37.5)
 18–24 37 (18.5) 12 (6.0) 49 (12.5)
 25–45 71 (35.5) 95 (47.5) 166 (41.5)
 >45 28 (14.0) 7 (3.5) 35 (8.5)
Sex
 Male 96 (48.0) 80 (40.0) 176 (44.0)
 Female 104 (52.0) 120 (60.0) 224 (56.0)
Education level
 Not attended school 34 (17.0) 0 (0) 34 (8.5)
 Primary school 115 (57.5) 168 (84.0) 283 (70.7)
 Secondary school 42 (21.0) 25 (12.5) 67 (16.8)
 College/university 9 (4.5) 7 (3.5) 16 (4.0)
Occupation
 Employed 28 (14.0) 32 (16.0) 60 (15.0)
 Self-employed 100 (50.0) 82 (41.0) 182 (45.5)
 Studying 72 (36.0) 86 (43.0) 158 (39.5)