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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of respondents in PSI surveys

From: Equity monitoring for social marketing: use of wealth quintiles and the concentration index for decision making in HIV prevention, family planning, and malaria programs

  Nepal Malaria Survey, 2010
(n = 1,503)
Nepal Family Planning Survey, 2011
(n = 1,036)
Burkina Faso HIV Survey, 2010
(n = 568)
Gender    
Respondent*    
Male 54% - 59%
Female 46% 100% 41%
Average age of respondent (yrs) 26 30 20
Marital status of respondent    
Single (never married) 0% - 92%
Married/in-Union >99% 100% 7%
Separated/Divorced/Widowed <1% - 1%
Education of respondent    
None 42% 44% 41%
Some or completed primary 15% 14% 21%
Some or completed secondary 43% 42% 38%
Employment status    
Employed 56% 33% 51%
Student 1% <1% 33%
Unemployed/Homemaker 43% 67% 17%
  1. *In the Nepal malaria survey, gender refers to children under five years of age. The survey respondents for these children were all women.
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