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Table 1 Main individual characteristic of study participants, Kassala 2011

From: Cross-sectional community-based study of the socio-demographic factors associated with the prevalence of dengue in the eastern part of Sudan in 2011

Characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Result of the HH interview (n = 540)   
 Completed 491 91
 Refuse 49 9
Age groups (n = 524)   
  < 25 years 106 20
 25–35 years 193 37
 36–45 years 100 19
  > 45 years 125 24
 Mean age (95 % CI) 36.59 (35.4–37.8)
 Age range (in years) Max – Min (SD) 13–85 (14)
Sex of the interviewee (n = 525)   
 Male 210 40
 Female 315 60
Highest level of school (n = 493)   
 Never attended school 88 18
 Informal education 59 12
 Primary school 162 33
 Intermediate school 31 6
 Secondary school 107 22
 College/certificate 42 9
 Higher education 4 1
Relation of the respondent to household head (n = 528)   
 Household head 147 28
 Husband/wife 195 37
 Son/daughter 130 25
 Father/mother 20 4
 Brother/sister 18 3
 Others 18 3