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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of interviewees in the three surveyed districts of northern Tanzania

From: Comparative knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding anthrax, brucellosis, and rabies in three districts of northern Tanzania

 Karatu (#)Karatu (prop.) Monduli (#)Monduli (prop.) Babati (#)Babati (prop.)
Households128  114  146 
Gender        
 Male670.52 670.59 500.34
 Female610.48 470.41 960.66
 MeanRange MeanRange MeanRange
Age4218–88 3618–74 3918–85
Ethnicity(#)(prop.)Ethnicity(#)(prop.)Ethnicity(#)(prop.)
 Iraqw1120.88Maasai670.59Maasai540.37
 Other160.13Other470.41Other920.63
Education        
 None130.10 250.22 250.17
 Primary880.69 610.54 800.55
 Secondary and above270.21 280.25 410.28
Livestock ownership        
 Yes1000.78 800.70 1120.77
 No280.22 340.30 340.23
 MeanRange MeanRange MeanRange
Number of cattle30–50 200–320 130–200
Number of goats & sheep40–35 380–400 200–300
Dog ownership(#)(prop.) (#)(prop.) (#)(prop.)
 Yes73057 710.62 950.65
 No550.43 430.38 510.35
VillagesHouseholds(prop.)VillagesHouseholds(prop.)VillagesHouseholds(prop)
 Bashay210.16Baraka170.15Kakoi330.23
 Chem Chem260.20Esilalei170.15Ngoley400.27
 Rhotia Juu290.23Jangwani290.25Olasiti360.25
 Rhotia Kainam270.21Losirwa280.25Vilima Vitatu370.25
 Tloma250.20Mugere230.20   
  1. Frequencies for each category are given in absolute (#) and proportional (prop.) terms