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Table 1 Education and occupation of study population and UMPs

From: Unlicensed medical practitioners in tribal dominated rural areas of central India: bottleneck in malaria elimination

VariablesHouseholds (N = 1010)UMPs (N = 140)
n (%)n (%)
Educational status (above 6 years of age)N = 4552
 Illiterate1412 (31.0)0
 Primary1277 (28.0)0
 Middle915 (20.1)0
 High school601 (13.2)21 (15.0)
 Higher secondary235 (5.2)53 (37.9)
 Graduate112 (2.5)34 (24.3)
 Post graduate09 (6.4)
 Diploma/certificate09 (6.4)
 Other unspecific014 (10.0)
Major occupation (above 14 years of age)N = 3709
 Labourer1577 (42.5)na
 Agriculture1989 (53.6)na
 Salaried job105 (2.8)na
 Business38 (1.0)na
  1. na: not applicable