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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the survey respondents

From: Hybrid mosquitoes? Evidence from rural Tanzania on how local communities conceptualize and respond to modified mosquitoes as a tool for malaria control

Characteristics Category n (%)
Age (in years) 18–35 186 (37.9%)
36–55 207 (42.3%)
56–88 97 (19.8%)
Marital status Married 321 (65.5%)
Not married 82 (16.7%)
Divorced/separated 39 (8.0%)
Widow/widower 48 (9.8%)
Highest educational level achieved No formal education 43 (8.8%)
Primary school 358 (73.0%)
Secondary school 68 (13.9%)
College/university 21 (4.3%)
Main income generating activitiesa Farming 413 (84.3%)
Entrepreneurship 174 (35.5%)
Fishing 12 (2.4%)
Animal husbandry 23 (4.7%)
Formal employment 13 (2.7%)
  1. aThe totals add up to more than 100% because some participants chose to report more than one income generating activities