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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Nopphitam District of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand

From: Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection and associated risk factors among village health volunteers in rural communities of southern Thailand

Characteristics Number Percentage
Sex
 Male 38 11.7
 Female 286 88.3
Age group
 21–30 19 5.9
 31–40 85 26.2
 41–50 128 39.5
  ≥ 51 92 28.4
Marital status
 Single 8 2.5
 Married 290 89.5
 Divorced 21 6.5
 Widowed 5 1.5
Education
 Primary school 105 32.4
 Secondary school 172 53.1
 High vocational/college certificate 26 8.0
 Bachelor’s degree or over 21 6.5
Occupation
 Farmer 260 80.2
 Employee 21 6.5
 Merchant 14 4.3
 Housewife 20 6.2
 Other 9 2.8