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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the mothers

From: Factors associated with use of malaria control interventions by pregnant women in Buwunga subcounty, Bugiri District

Variable Frequency (n = 350) Percentage (%)
Age (years)
<20 61 17.4
20–30 73 20.9
>30 216 61.7
Highest level of education
None 51 14.6
Primary 232 66.3
Secondary 65 18.6
Tertiary 2 0.6
Religion
Anglican 89 25.4
Catholics 31 8.9
Moslem 203 58.0
Othersa 27 7.7
Marital status
Married/cohabiting 304 86.9
Separated 14 4.0
Single 30 8.6
Widowed 2 0.6
Occupation
Farmer 299 85.4
Not employed 27 7.7
Othersb 24 6.9
Parity
One 61 17.4
Two 52 14.9
Three 53 15.1
Four 49 14.0
Five and above 135 38.6
Number of co-wives
0 222 63.4
1 89 25.4
>1 39 11.2
  1. Othersa Born-again Christian, Seventh Day Adventist, Atheist
  2. Othersb Civil servant, Business, Commercial motorcyclist