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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of the study participants in the two localities of Dembiya District

From: Malaria prevalence and associated risk factors in Dembiya district, North-western Ethiopia

Variables Study sites Total (%)
Arebiya Guramba Bata
Sex
 Male 200 182 382 (52)
 Female 170 183 353 (48)
 Total 370 (50.3%) 365 (49.7%) 735
Age
 < 5 30 24 54 (7.3)
 5–9 76 63 139 (18.9)
 10–14 74 57 131 (17.8)
 ≥ 15 190 221 411 (55.9)
 Total 370 365 735
Occupation
 Farmer 332 305 637 (86.7)
 Merchant 38 60 98 (13.3)
 Total 370 365 735
Educational status
 No formal education 146 195 341 (46.4)
 Primary school attendees 119 104 223 (30.3)
 Secondary school attendees 71 48 119 (16.2)
 More than secondary 34 18 52 (7.1)
 Total 370 365 735 (100)