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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of households

From: Assessment of water, sanitation, and hygiene practices and associated factors in a Buruli ulcer endemic district in Benin (West Africa)

  Variables Frequency Percent % 95 % CI
  Sex Male 455 75.80 % [72.2–79.2]
Female 145 24.20 % [20.8–27.8]
Total   600 100  
  Occupation Seller 20 3.33 [2.10–5.19]
Farmer 545 90.83 [88.1–92.9]
Craftsman 15 2.5 [1.5–4.2]
Teacher 10 1.67 [0.85–3.15]
Other 10 1.67 [0.85–3.15]
Total   600 100  
  Ethnicity Adja 363 60.5 [56.4–64.4]
Fon 209 34.8 [31–38.8]
  Other 28 4.7 [3.2–6.8]
Total   600 100  
  Education Illiterate 439 73.17 [69.40–76.64]
Able to read and write 161 26.83 [23.36–30.60]
Total   600 100  
  Type of housing Using modern building materials 46 7.67 [5.72–10.17]
Using flimsy building materials 554 92.33 [89.83–94.28]
Total   600 100