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Table 1 socio-demographic characteristics of respondents for knowledge towards malaria prevention and control methods in West Belessa, North west Ethiopia, 2019

From: Knowledge of malaria prevention and control methods and associated factors among rural households in west Belessa district, north west Ethiopia, 2019

Variable N = 766 Frequency Percent
Age 18–24 50 6.5
25–34 199 26
35–44 242 31.6
45–54 173 22.6
55–64 70 9.1
> 64 32 4.2
Sex Male 419 54.7
Female 347 45.3
Religion Orthodox 760 99.2
Others 6 0.8
Educational status Illiterate 672 87.7
Literate 49 6.4
Formal education 45 5.9
Marital status Married 691 90.2
Divorced 26 3.4
Not married 36 4.7
Widowed 13 1.7
Number of sleeping spaces 1 373 48.7
2 318 41.5
≥3 75 9.8
Wealth index Poorest 174 22.7
Poor 146 19.1
Medium 145 18.9
Wealthy 157 20.5
Wealthiest 144 18.8