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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study respondents (N = 390)

From: A cross-sectional assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice among Hepatitis-B patients in Quetta, Pakistan

Characteristics N %
Age (32.61 ± 9.48)   
18-27 58 21.8
28-37 125 32.1
38-47 136 34.9
48-57 35 9.0
57< 03 2.3
Gender   
Male 223 57.2
Female 167 42.8
Education   
Illiterate 19 4.9
Religious only 67 17.2
Primary 104 26.7
Metric 55 14.1
Intermediate 66 16.9
Graduation 55 14.1
Post-Graduation 24 6.2
Occupation   
Unemployed 160 41.0
Government Servant 34 8.7
Private Servant 110 28.2
Self Employed 86 22.1
Income*   
No Income 150 38.5
< Pk. Rs. 5000 50 12.8
5001-10000 35 9.0
10001-15000 83 21.3
>15001 72 18.5
Locality   
Urban 273 70.0
Rural 117 30.0
Source of HB information   
Newspapers and magazines 64 16.4
Health care providers 135 34.6
Family/friends/neighbours 144 36.9
TV, radio and internet 31 8.0
Religious leaders/teachers 03 0.8
HB information leaflets, brochures, posters etc. 13 3.3
  1. *1 Pk Rs (Pakistani rupees) = 0.01172 USD (US dollars).