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Table 1 Demographic information of surveyed respondents

From: From informed consent to adherence: factors influencing involvement in mass drug administration with ivermectin for malaria elimination in The Gambia

N = 864 n (%)
Age  
 Median (IQR) 29 (19–41)
 Mean (SD) 32.5 (16.1)
Gender  
 Male 295 (34)
 Female 566 (66)
Ethnic group  
 Fula 626 (73)
 Mandinka 172 (20)
 Serahule 56 (5)
 Other 9 (1)
Marital status  
 Never married 240 (28)
 Married 580 (67)
 Separated/divorced 9 (1)
 Widowed 31 (4)
Primary activity  
 None 65 (8)
 Farming 694 (80)
 Herding 65 (8)
 Business/trade 131 (15)
 Domestic work 263 (30)
 Other 56 (6)
Education  
 None 357 (41)
 Standard 243 (28)
 Quranic 261 (30)
Household status  
 Compound head 69 (8)
 Household head 24 (3)
 Compound member 226 (26)
 Wife 360 (42)
 Child 182 (21)
 Other 2 (0)
Previous MRC experience  
 Yes 294 (34)
 None 547 (64)
 Does not know 10 (1)
 Does not remember 3 (0)