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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of heads of household in Baso Liben District from February to April, 2012

From: Active trachoma and associated risk factors among children in Baso Liben District of East Gojjam, Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (N = 365) Percentage (%)
Sex of head of household
 Male 110 30.1
 Female 255 69.9
Age in years   
 18-29 170 46.6
 30–44 134 36.7
 45–59 41 11.2
 60+ 20 5.5
Occupation
 Farmer 311 85.2
 Merchant 33 9.1
 Others 21 5.7
Education status
 Illiterate 219 60
 Primary and above 146 40
Average Monthly income
 <600 443 55.9
 601–1200 239 30.2
 1201–2000 75 9.5
 >2000 35 4.4