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Table 1 Some demographic characteristics of the adults recruited in the household survey, SK survey, Sudan, 2009

From: Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths among an adult population in a war affected area, Southern Kordofan state, Sudan

   No (n = 1826) %
Location Urban 379 21.7
  Rural 1429 78.3
Age ≤ 20 yrs 498 27.3
  21-40 yrs 833 45.6
  >40 yrs 495 27.1
Gender Male 682 37.3
  Female 1144 62.7
Relation in the Family Father 235 12.9
  Mother 312 17.1
  Suns 306 16.8
  Daughter 473 25.9
  Relative 500 27.4
Education Illiterate 994 54.4
  Primary 591 32.4
  Intermediate 87 4.8
  Secondary 118 6.5
  University 36 2.0
Occupation Student 152 8.3
  Unemployed/Housewife 884 48.4
  Farmer 557 30.5
  Trader 43 2.4
  Gov employee 60 3.3
  Military 70 3.8
  Pasturer 17 0.9
  Manual worker 43 2.4