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Table 2 Household Respondents' socio-economic and demographic characteristics

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 = 576 Rural N = 555 Combined N = 1131
Respondent' status    
Female head of household: n % 22 (3.8) 119 (21.4) 141 (12.5)
Male head of household: n % 16 (2.8) 48 (8.6) 64 (5.7)
Wife: n % 442 (76.7) 349 (62.9) 791 (69.9)
Grandmother: n % 13 (2.2) 6 (1.1) 19 (1.7)
Representative of household: n % 83 (14.4) 33 (5.9) 116 (10.3)
Whether married: n % 498 (86.5) 498 (89.7) 996 (88.1)
People in the household: Mean (SD): 5.5 (3.9) 4.7 (2.4) 5.2 (3.3)
Age of respondent (years): Mean (SD) 36.4 (11.3) 40.2 (14.5) 38.2 (13.1)
Sex of respondents    
Females: n % 541 (93.9) 515 (92.8) 1056 (93.4)
Males: n % 35 (6.1) 40 (7.2) 75 (6.6)
Years of education: Mean (SD) 10.7 (3.7) 7.1 (5.7) 8.9 (5.1)
Occupation: n %    
Farmer 21 (3.6) 190 (34.2) 211 (18.7)
Unemployed 86 (14.9) 66 (11.9) 152 (13.4)
Petty trading 261 (45.3) 103 (18.6) 364 (32.2)
   Civil servant 96 (16.7) 68 (12.3) 164 (14.5)
Private employment 20 (3.5) 19 (3.4) 39 (3.4)
Big business man/woman 19 (3.3) 36 (6.5) 55 (4.9)
Self employed 44 (7.6) 59 (10.6) 103 (9.1)
Others 15 (2.6) 20 (3.6) 35 (3.1)
SES quartiles    
Q1 (most poor): n % 222 (38.5) 61 (11.0) 283 (25)
Q2 (very poor): n % 78 (13.5) 204 (36.8) 282 (24.9)
Q3 (poor): n % 152 (26.4) 131 (23.6) 283 (25.0)
Q4 Least poor): n % 124 (21.6) 159 (28.6) 283 (25.0)