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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of Respondents in Abakaliki LGA, Ebonyi State, South Eastern Nigeria 2019

From: Knowledge and risk perception towards Lassa fever infection among residents of affected communities in Ebonyi State, Nigeria: implications for risk communication

VariableFrequency
(n = 329)
Percentage (%)
Age group (years)
 15–248224.9
 25–3412437.7
 35–446620.1
 45–54329.7
  > 54257.6
Sex
 Female20863.2
 Male12136.8
Marital Status
 Married23069.9
 Single9829.8
 Divorced10.3
aEthnicity(n = 325)
 Igbo31697.2
 Hausa61.9
 Yoruba20.6
 Others10.3
Education
 None154.6
 Primary4012.2
 Secondary17051.7
 Tertiary10431.6
aReligion(n = 323)
 Christianity32099.1
 Islam20.6
 Traditionalist10.3
aOccupation(n = 292)
 Traders10636.3
 Civil Servant5117.5
 Unemployed5017.1
 Others4716.1
 Farmer3813.0
  1. aMissing values