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Table 1 Respondents' socio-economic and demographic characteristics (Health center survey)

From: Willingness to pay for rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in southeast Nigeria: ex post and ex ante

  Urban N = 317 Rural N = 321 Combined N = 638
Age of respondent (years): Mean (SD) 33.1 (9.7) 35.8 (12.7) 34.4 (11.4)
Age of ill person: Mean (SD) 8.3 (8.7) 17.6 (17.8) 13.0 (14.8)
Sex of respondents    
Females: n % 287 (90.5) 280 (87.2) 567 (88.9)
Males: n % 30 (9.5) 41 (12.8) 71 (11.1)
Sex of ill person    
Females: n % 215 (67.8) 224 (69.8) 439 (68.8)
Males: n % 102 (32.2) 97 (30.2) 199 (31.2)
Years of education: Mean (SD) 9.2 (4.5) 6.7 (5.0)  
Whether married: n % 257 (81.1) 281 (87.5) 538 (84.3)
Occupation: n %    
Farmer 19 (6.0) 110 (34.3) 129 (20.2)
Unemployed 58 (18.3) 33 (10.3) 91 (14.3)
Civil servant 99 (31.2) 40 (12.5) 97 (15.2)
Petty trading 45 (14.2) 52 (16.2) 139 (21.8)
Self employed 1 (0.3) 3 (0.9) 101 (15.8)
Big business man/woman 17 (5.4) 2 (0.6) 19 (3.0)
Private employment 28 (8.8) 13 (22.7) 4 (0.6)
Others 27 (8.5) 3 (0.9) 30 (4.7)
Total 317 (100) 321 (100) 638 (100)
SES quartiles    
Q1 (most poor) 61 (19.2) 99(30.8) 160 (25.1)
Q2 (very poor) 46 (14.3) 114 (35.5) 160 (25.1)
Q3 (poor) 97 (30.6) 62 (19.3) 159 (24.9)
Q4 (least poor) 113 (35.6) 46 (14.3) 159 (24.9)
Total 317 (100) 321 (10) 638 (100)