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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to antibiotic use among community members of the Rupandehi District in Nepal

VariablesStudy, n (% distribution)Rupandehi, n (% distribution)a
Gender
 Male101 (45.9)277,714 (47.8)b
 Female119 (54.1)302,974 (52.2)b
Area of residence
 Urban88 (40.0)(49.0)b
 Rural132 (60.0)(51.0)b
Age (Years)
 15–2425 (11.4)185,430 (31.9)b
 25–3450 (22.7)134,798 (23.2)b
 35–4481 (36.8)99,013 (17.1)b
 45–5438 (17.3)69,363 (11.9)b
 55+26 (11.8)92,084 (15.9)b
Min = 18, Max = 69, Mean = 38.5, SD = 11.511
Level of education
 General literate38 (17.3) 
 Primary/Secondary school69 (31.4) 
 High school/Intermediate66 (30.0) 
 Bachelors and above47 (21.4) 
Level of Income - Quartile (NPR) (n = 210)
 First (30,000 or less)60 (28.6)c 
 Second (30,001 to 40,000)46 (21.9)c 
 Third (40,001 to 53,500)52 (24.8)c 
 Fourth (53,501 and above)52 (24.8)c 
Min = 2300, Max = 110,000, Mean = 42,491.9, SD = 16,835.0
  1. aSource: CBS, 2014 [53]
  2. b% calculated based on population of 15 years and above
  3. cNumbers not equally distributed across quartiles due to clustering of responses at cut-off points
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