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Table 1 Sociodemographic Profile of Respondent

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with diarrhoeal diseases among children under five in Malaysia: a cross-sectional study 2016

  n Percentage (%) 95% CI
Lower Upper
Strata
 Urban 8997 64.7 63.4 65.9
 Rural 6191 35.3 34.1 36.6
Ethnicity
 Malay 10,686 62.3 60.6 64
 Chinese 1737 15.9 14.4 17.5
 Indian 642 4.9 4.1 5.8
 Others Bumiputera 1789 14.7 13.9 15.7
 Others 294 2.2 1.9 2.7
Fathers' Education
 No formal education/Primary 1993 14.2 13.1 15.3
 Secondary 7812 54.1 52.3 56
 Higher 4597 31.7 29.9 33.6
Mothers Education
 No formal education/Primary 1834 12.5 11.5 13.5
 Secondary 7720 51.8 50.0 53.6
 Higher 5472 35.7 33.9 37.6
Total Household Income
 Poorest 3088 19.6 18.4 20.8
 Second 2998 19.3 18 20.6
 Middle 3096 20.4 19 21.8
 Fourth 3031 18.8 17.4 20.3
 Richest 2885 21.9 20.3 23.6
Mothers' Occupation
 Public Sector 3755 19.70 18.4 21.1
 Private Sector 3238 25.1 23.4 26.9
 Self Employed 1108 7.1 6.2 8.2
 Housewife/Unemployed/Student 6938 48.1 46.3 49.8
Fathers' Occupation
 Public sector 3575 19.7 18.3 21.2
 Private sector 6772 51.4 49.5 53.2
 Self-employed 3954 28.0 26.4 29.6
 Unemployed/student 136 0.9 0.7 1.2
Treated Water
 Treated Water 14,914 97.9 97.5 98.3
 Untreated Water 272 2.1 1.7 2.5
Waste Disposal
 Sanitary Waste 11,924 78.6 77.3 79.8
 Unsanitary 3160 20.5 19.3 21.8
Latrines
 Sanitary 14,768 96.8 96.3 97.2
 Unsanitary 412 3.2 2.8 3.7