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Table 2 Demographics of community members and healthcare providers

From: Community and healthcare providers’ perceptions of quality of private sector outpatient malaria care in North-western Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Variables Community members (n = 68) Health care providers (n = 33)
Gender
 Male 48.5% (33/68) 69.69% (23/33)
 Female 51.5% (35/68) 30.03% (10/33)
Age (in years)
 Range 39 35
 Median 26 32
 Mean 27 33
Marital status
 Single 25.0% (17/68) 30.3% (10/33)
 Married 75.0% (51/68) 69.7% (23/33)
Education
 Read and write 20.6% (14/68) NA
 Primary 17.7% (12/68) NA
 Secondary 33.8% (23/68) NA
 College (Diploma /10 + 3) 27.9(19/68) 60.7% (20/33)
 Bachelor’s degree (12 + 4) NA 33.3(11/33)
 Master’s degree (12 + 6) NA 6.0% (2/33)
Employment
 Unemployed 1.5% (1/68) NA
 NGO 4.4% (3/68) NA
 Student 7.4% (5/68) NA
 Farmer 11.8% (8/68) NA
 Private business 16.2% (11/68) NA
 Housewife 20.6% (14/68) NA
 Public servant 38.2% (26/68) NA
Profession
 Nurse NA 33.3% (11/33)
 Laboratory Technician NA 30.3% (10/33)
 Public Health Officer NA 30.3% (10/33)
 Medical Doctor NA 6.1% (2/33)
  1. The table presents the socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants healthcare providers