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Table 1 Sociodemographic features of the study participants

From: Influence of Sociospatial determinants on knowledge, attitudes and practices related to the plague in a population living in endemic areas in the central highlands, Madagascar

Variables Number Percentage (%)
Age (Mean ± SD), Years 38 ± 15  
Age group (years)
 15–24 148 24.8
 25–34 127 21.3
 35–44 126 21.1
 45–54 89 14.9
  > 55 107 17.9
Sex
 Female 364 61
 Male 233 39
Sex ratio (M: F) 0.64 (233: 364)  
Educational level
 None 40 6.7
 Primary 316 52.9
 Secondary 225 37.7
 High 16 2.7
Mobile phone owning
 Yes 257 43.1
 No 340 56.9
Contact with former plague case
 Yes 64 10.7
 No 530 88.8
 Do not know 3 0.5
Residence district
 Ambositra 325 54.4
 Tsiroanomandidy 272 45.6
Category of the investigated municipality
 Without case 82 13.7
 With case 515 86.3