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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 418 study participants recruited from the community, Quara District, 2013

From: Assessment of community’s knowledge, attitude and practice about onchocerciasis and community directed treatment with Ivermectin in Quara District, north western Ethiopia

Characteristics Number(%) Characteristics Number(%)
Kebele   Religion  
 Yikaho 63(15.1) Orthodox Christian 337(80.6)
 Mahdid 62(14.8) Muslims 81(19.4)
 Bambaho 126(30.1) Educational level  
 Dubaba 167(40) Illiterate 248(59.3)
Gender   Primary (grades 1–8) 142(34.0)
 Male 262(62.7) Secondary and above 28(6.7)
 Female 156(37.3) Occupation  
Age (years)   Farmer 349(83.5)
 18-24 67(16.0) Others 69(16.5)
 25-49 303(72.5) Family size  
 50-64 35(8.4) 1-4 230(55.0)
 65+ 13(3.1) 5+ 188(45.0)
Ethnicity    
 Amhara 293(70.1)   
 Agew 63(15.1)   
 Gumuz 62(14.8)   
Marital status    
 Unmarried 48(11.5)   
 Married 365(85.2)   
 Others 14(3.3)