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Table 1 Description of the sample’s characteristics

From: Parents’ knowledge, attitude and practice towards children’s vaccination in Lebanon: role of the parent-physician communication

Variable N (%)
Gender
 Male 955 (34.3%)
 Female 1757 (63.1%)
District
 Beirut 839 (30.3%)
 Mount Lebanon 565 (20.4%)
 North 726 (26.2%)
 South 565 (20.4%)
 Bekaa 84 (3.0%)
Education level
 Illiteracy 41 (1.5%)
 Primary 192 (7.1%)
 Complementary 437 (16.1%)
 Secondary 658 (24.2%)
 University 1387 (51.1%)
Marital status
 Married 2683 (96.3%)
 Single (divorced/widowed) 102 (3.7%)
Monthly salary
 < 1000 USD 988 (39.5%)
 1000–2000 USD 1051 (42.1%)
 > 2000 USD 460 (18.4%)
Type of insurance
 None 789 (29.1%)
 National Social Security Fund (NSSF) 1115 (41.2%)
 Army 352 (13.0%)
 Private 326 (12.0%)
 Cooperative 127 (4.7%)
  Mean ± SD
Age (in years) 40.14 ± 13.45
House crowding index 1.12 ± 0.64
Number of children 2.92 ± 1.50