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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