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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of participants in Gursum district, Eastern Ethiopia

From: Determinants of willingness to pay for the retreatment of insecticide treated mosquito nets in rural area of eastern Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sex   
 Male 88 26.3
 Female 247 73.7
Religion   
 Christian 51 15.2
 Muslim 284 84.8
Marital status   
 Single 16 4.8
 Married 287 85.7
 Divorced 12 3.6
 Widowed 16 4.8
 Separated 4 1.2
Occupational status   
 Farmer 104 31.0
 Student 26 7.8
 House wife 149 44.5
 Government employee 12 3.6
 Merchant 39 11.6
 othersa 5 1.5
Educational level   
 Illiterate 228 68.1
 Read and write only 16 4.8
 Primary education (1–6) 40 11.9
 Secondary education (7–12) 32 9.6
 Above grade 12 19 5.7
Estimated monthly income of the household (USD per month)b   
 <10.4 133 39.7
 10.4–31.14 103 30.7
 31.25–51.98 35 10.4
 52.08–83.33 38 11.3
 >83.33 26 7.8
  1. aOthers: sales and services, clerk
  2. bExchange rate at the time of the study, 1 USD = 9.6 Ethiopian Birr (ETB)