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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the focal neighborhoods

From: Socioeconomic and demographic predictors of resident knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding arthropod-borne viruses in Panama

  Overall (%) Boca La Caja (%) Altos De Las Torres (%) Punta Pacifica (%) Costa Del Este (%) Low ses average High ses average P (SES-Level)
N 263 59 (23) 72 (27) 69 (26) 63 (24) 65.5 66  
Head of the family 128 (49) 38 (29) 36 (28) 29 (23) 25 (20) 37 27 0.06
Sex 0.02
 Male 148 (56) 33 (22) 28 (19) 47 (32) 40 (27) 36 43.5  
 Female 115 (44) 26 (23) 44 (38) 22 (19) 23 (20) 35 22.5  
Age Bracket 0.00
 18–35 100 (38) 8 (8) 35 (35) 28 (28) 29 (29) 21.5 28.5  
 36–55 94 (36) 14 (15) 21 (22) 32 (34) 27 (29) 17.5 29.5  
 56–70 39 (15) 17 (47) 9 (23) 6 (15) 6 (15) 13 6  
 70+ 30 (11) 20 (67) 7 (23) 3 (10) 0 (0) 12.5 1.5  
Number of People in Household 0.75
 1 20 (8) 4 (20) 2 (10) 4 (20) 10 (50) 3 7  
 2 42 (16) 10 (24) 9 (22) 12 (28) 11 (26) 9.5 11.5  
 3 52 (20) 14 (27) 11 (21) 13 (25) 14 (27) 12.5 13.5  
 4 53 (20) 9 (17) 18 (34) 18 (34) 8 (15) 13.5 13  
 5 38 (15) 5 (13) 15 (39) 11 (29) 7 (19) 10 9  
 6 22 (8) 10 (45) 6 (27) 4 (18) 2 (10) 8 3  
 7 13 (5) 3 (23) 4 (31) 2 (16) 4 (30) 3.5 3  
 7+ 23 (9) 4 (18) 7 (30) 5 (22) 7 (30) 5.5 6  
Ethnicity 0.00
 White 40 (15) 4 (10) 8 (20) 15 (37) 13 (33) 6 14  
 African-Caribbean 27 (10) 2 (8) 11 (40) 10 (37) 4 (15) 6.5 7  
 African-colonial 13 (5) 1 (8) 2 (15) 6 (46) 4 (31) 1.5 5  
 Mestizo 147 (66) 49 (33) 45 (31) 24 (16) 29 (20) 47 26.5  
 Indigenous 28 (11) 1 (4) 3 (11) 15 (53) 9 (32) 2 12  
 Chinese/asian 3 (1) 1 (33) 1 (33) 1 (34) 0 (0) 1 0.5  
 Other 2 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (100) 0 1  
 Did not disclose 3 (1) 0 (0) 2 (67) 0 (0) 1 (33) 1 0.5  
Marital status 0.79
 Single 77 (29) 15 (25) 18 (25) 19 (26) 25 (40) 16.5 22  
 Married 85 (33) 18 (31) 21 (30) 26 (37) 20 (32) 19.5 23  
 Divorced 3 (1) 1 (2) 0 (0) 1 (1) 1 (2) 0.5 1  
 Separated 4 (2) 1 (2) 0 (0) 1 (1) 2 (3) 0.5 1.5  
 Widowed 12 (5) 5 (42) 1 (8) 1 (8) 5 (42) 3 3  
 Free Union 80 (30) 13 (16) 30 (38) 20 (25) 17 (21) 21.5 18.5  
Highest Education Completed 0.03
 None 11 (4) 9 (82) 1 (9) 0 (0) 1 (9) 5 0.5  
 Some Primary School 2 (0) 1 (50) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (50) 0.5 0.5  
 Finished Primary School 14 (5) 7 (50) 5 (35) 0 (0) 2 (15) 6 1  
 Some High School 23 (9) 11 (48) 4 (17) 8 (35) 0 (0) 7.5 4  
 Finished High School 69 (27) 18 (26) 29 (42) 12 (17) 10 (15) 23.5 11  
 Technical Degree 74 (28) 10 (14) 21 (28) 24 (34) 19 (25) 15.5 21.5  
 Some Undergraduate Studies 10 (4) 0 (0) 1 (10) 6 (60) 3 (30) 0.5 4.5  
 Finished Undergraduate Studies 32 (12) 7 (22) 7 (22) 8 (25) 10 (31) 7 9  
 Postgraduate Degree 24 (9) 4 (17) 4 (17) 7 (30) 8 (34) 4 7.5  
 Did not disclose 4 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (50) 2 (50) 0 2  
Employment situation 0.16
 Employed full time 139 (35) 23 (17) 38 (27) 42 (30) 36 (26) 30.5 39  
 Employed part-time 9 (42) 3 (33) 4 (45) 2 (22) 0 (0) 3.5 1  
 Self-employed 28 (20) 5 (18) 8 (28) 5 (18) 10 (36) 6.5 7.5  
 Unemployed 19 (0) 2 (10) 4 (21) 8 (42) 5 (27) 3 6.5  
 Retired 32 (0) 11 (34) 13 (41) 5 (15) 3 (9) 12 4  
 Regular volunteer 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0  
 Homemaker 33 (0) 13 (40) 4 (12) 7 (21) 9 (27) 8.5 8  
Personal Monthly Income 0.56
 Less than $100 58 (22) 16 (28) 10 (17) 14 (24) 18 (31) 13 16  
 $101–300 25 (10) 8 (32) 9 (36) 5 (20) 3 (12) 8.5 4  
 $301–500 34 (13) 7 (20) 14 (41) 8 (24) 5 (15) 10.5 6.5  
 $501–800 80 (30) 14 (18) 21 (26) 26 (32) 19 (24) 17.5 22.5  
 $801–1000 28 (11) 2 (7) 8 (29) 6 (21) 12 (43) 5 9  
 $1001–2000 12 (5) 3 (25) 4 (33) 3 (25) 2 (17) 3.5 2.5  
 $2001–3500 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 0  
 $3500+ 5 (2) 0 (0) 3 (60) 1 (20) 1 (20) 1.5 1  
 Did not disclose 21 (8) 6 (28) 5 (24) 5 (24) 5 (24) 5.5 5  
Family Income Bracket 0.58
 Less than $100 14 (5) 6 (43) 4 (29) 1 (7) 3 (22) 5 2  
 $101–300 23 (9) 4 (17) 5 (22) 8 (35) 6 (26) 4.5 7  
 $301–500 29 (11) 7 (24) 11 (38) 5 (17) 6 (21) 9 5.5  
 $501–800 59 (22) 12 (20) 14 (24) 21 (36) 12 (20) 13 16.5  
 $801–1000 33 (13) 7 (21) 11 (34) 8 (24) 7 (21) 9 7.5  
 $1001–2000 37 (14) 2 (5) 10 (27) 9 (24) 16 (44) 6 12.5  
 $2001–3500 14 (5) 3 (21) 4 (28) 4 (29) 3 (22) 3.5 3.5  
 $3500+ 8 (3) 1 (12) 4 (50) 1 (13) 2 (25) 2.5 1.5  
 Did not disclose 46 (17) 22 (48) 6 (13) 10 (22) 8 (17) 14 9