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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors of malaria among adults in East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Health center Total, n (%)
Modjo Meki Batu Bulbula Shashemene
Residence
 Rural 50 58 61 119 46 334 (41%)
 Urban 119 117 119 28 93 476 (59%)
Sex
 Female 70 92 86 81 68 397 (49%)
 Male 99 83 94 66 71 413 (51%)
Age       
 15–24 78 46 83 48 58 313 (39%)
 25–34 58 80 66 48 47 299 (37%)
 35–44 24 44 24 37 13 142 (17%)
  > 45 9 5 7 14 21 56 (7%)
Educational status
 No formal education 33 61 39 76 38 247 (30%)
 Grade 4 28 33 26 7 9 103 (13%)
 Grade 5–8 32 35 47 42 17 173 (21%)
  > Grade 8 76 46 68 22 75 287 (35%)
Marital status
 Married 99 103 93 105 60 460 (57%)
 Single 70 58 80 41 74 323 (40%)
 Others 0 14 7 1 5 27 (3%)
Religion
 Muslim 15 44 84 125 57 325 (40%)
 Christian 154 131 96 22 82 485 (60%)
Occupation
 Farmer 35 69 48 85 11 248 (31%)
 House wife 25 30 26 15 24 120 (15%)
 Daily laborer 27 8 24 2 6 67 (8%)
 Gov. employee 21 14 16 5 17 73 (9%)
 NGO employee 28 2 16 0 51 97 (12%)
 Trader 5 24 6 4 3 42 (5%)
 Student 28 28 44 36 27 163 (20%)
Type of roof
 Thatched 32 36 34 64 17 183 (23%)
 Corrugated iron 137 139 146 83 122 627 (77%)