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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of febrile children’s caregivers in Guèndembou and Bolodou sub-districts, September–October 2017, Guinea

From: Do memories of the Ebola virus disease outbreak influence post-Ebola health seeking behaviour in Guéckédou district (epicentre) in Guinea? A cross-sectional study of children with febrile illness

    (N = 398)
Guèndembou (N = 196) Bolodou (N = 202) p valuea
Age of respondents    < 0·001
 Mean (SD) years 33·9 (13.9) 28·7 (7.2)  
Sex of child    0·021
 Male (%) 89 (45·4%) 115 (56·9%)  
 Female (%) 107 (55·6%) 87 (43·1%)  
Age of child    0·002
Mean (95% CI) months 28·3 (+/−15·4) 33·3 (+/−16·3)  
Educational level    < 0·001
 None (%) 81 (41·3%) 149 (73·8%)  
 Incomplete primary school (%) 72 (36·7%) 43 (21·3%)  
 Primary school or more (%) 43 (22·0%) 10 (4·9%)  
Marital status    0·021
 Married/in union (%) 166 (84·7%) 186 (92·1%)  
 Not married (%) 30 (15·3%) 16 (7·9%)  
Number of household members    0·072
 Mean (95% CI) persons 7·7 (+/−2·8) 7·2 (+/−2·7)  
Household property scoreb    
 Mean (95% CI) points 17·6 (+/−5·1) 16·0 (+/−4·7) 0·001
 Above median (≥15.0) (%) 115 (58·7%) 74 (36·6%) < 0·001
Source of income    < 0·.001
 Farming (%) 167 (85·2%) 195 (96·5%)  
 Street vendor (%) 17 (8·7%) 2 (1·0%)  
 Other (%) 12 (6·1%) 5 (2·5%)  
  1. aChi-square test or student t-test
  2. bFull score of the household property score was 62 points, and median of all the studied households was 15 points