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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants, Abobo, southwestern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis and associated risk factors among Abobo Primary School children in Gambella Regional State, southwestern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Age   
 7-9 67 22.0
 10-12 99 32.6
 13-14 138 45.4
Sex   
 Male 155 51
 Female 149 49
Educational level   
 1-4 131 43.1
 5-8 173 56.9
Fathers’ occupation   
 Farmer 145 47.7
 Non farmer 159 52.3
Mothers’ occupation   
 House wife 190 62.5
 Government employee 28 9.2
 Daily labourer 30 9.9
 Other 56 18.4
Fathers’ educational status   
 Does not read and write 66 21.7
 Able to read and write 165 54.3
 Secondary school completed 54 17.8
 Expert level 19 6.3
Mothers’ educational status   
 Does not read and write 143 47.0
 Able to read and write 140 46.1
 Secondary school completed 21 6.9
Total 304 100%