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Table 1 Patent and proprietary medicine vendors demographic information

From: Malaria testing and treatment knowledge among selected rural patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMV) in Nigeria

  Oyo Bayelsa Total
Ibarapa East Kajola Brass Ogbia
Sex
 Male 9 (22.5) 7 (17.5) 21 (52.5) 25 (62.5) 62 (38.7)
 Female 31 (77.5) 33 (82.5) 19 (47.5) 15 (37.5) 98 (61.3)
Agea 31.58 ± 6.8 (24–65) 36.33 ± 10.4 (22–66) 40.0 ± 12.3 (21–56) 35.5 ± 9.2 (23–67) 35.94 ± 10.3 (22–67)
Education level
 Adult education 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.5) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.6)
 Primary 0 (0.0) 5 (12.5) 3 (7.5) 2 (5.0) 10 (6.3)
 Junior secondary 0 (0.0) 3 (7.5) 1 (2.5) 0 (0.0) 4 (2.5)
 Senior secondary 35 (87.5) 19 (47.5) 23 (57.5) 25 (62.5) 102 (75.0)
 Post-secondary (Gd 2) 1 (2.5) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.5) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.3)
 Others 0 (0.0) 2 (5.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.3)
 Tertiary 4 (10.0) 11 (27.5) 11 (27.5) 13 (32.5) 39 (24.4)
 Senior secondary or more 40 (100.0) 30 (75.0) 35 (87.5) 38 (95.0) 143 (89.4)
  1. aMean ± SD