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Table 2 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents of malaria outbreak in Laelay Adyabo district northern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Risk factors associated with malaria outbreak in Laelay Adyabo district northern Ethiopia, 2017: case-control study design

Variables Categories Cases (n = 60) Controls (n = 120)
No (%) No (%)
Age range < 5 years 5 (8.3) 0
5–14 years 14 (23.3) 4 (3.3)
≥15 years 41 (68.3) 116 (96.6)
Sex Male 43 (71.7) 59 (49.2)
Female 17 (28.3) 61 (50.8)
Occupation Daily laborer 7 (11.7) 11 (9.2)
Student 13 (21.7) 4 (3.3)
Farmer 31 (51.7) 75 (62.5)
Othersa 9 (15.1) 30 (25)
Marital status Married 22 (36.6) 91 (75)
Single 36 (60) 20 (16.5)
Othersb 2 (3.4) 9 (7.5)
Educational status No formal education 24 (40) 57 (47.5)
Primary (1-8th) 33 (55) 54 (47.5)
Secondary + 3 (5) 9 (7.5)
  1. aunderage, government employer, merchant bwidowed and divorced