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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of the study population, stratified by their score of behavioural intention to perform mosquito control (BIMBSC score)

From: Community participation in mosquito breeding site control: an interdisciplinary mixed methods study in Curaçao

  Total (n = 339) BIMBSC score < 15 (n = 122) BIMBSC score = 15 (max.) (n = 208) P-valuea
n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Age
 18–40 years 75 (22.1) 32 (26.2) 43 (20.7)  
 41–60 years 172 (50.7) 54 (44.3) 111 (53.4)  
  > 60 years 92 (27.1) 36 (29.5) 54 (26.0) 0.263
Sex
 Female 247 (72.9) 87 (71.3) 154 (74.0)  
 Male 92 (27.1) 35 (28.7) 54 (26.0) 0.590
Education
 Illiterate/primary school 80 (23.6) 25 (20.5) 49 (23.6)  
 Secondary school 128 (37.8) 52 (42.6) 75 (36.1)  
 Intermediate vocational school 84 (24.8) 30 (24.6) 53 (25.5)  
 University (of applied sciences) 47 (13.9) 15 (12.3) 31 (14.9) 0.663
Occupationb
 Unemployed/student/housewife/voluntary 63 (18.6) 17 (14.0) 44 (21.2)  
 Paid job (domestic or manual) 144 (42.6) 53 (43.8) 87 (41.8)  
 Paid job (not domestic nor manual) 67 (19.8) 25 (20.7) 40 (19.2)  
 Retired 64 (18.9) 26 (21.5) 37 (17.8) 0.427
Incomec
 0–999 ANGd,e 35 (10.5) 15 (12.8) 20 (9.7)  
 1000–2499 ANG 136 (41.0) 50 (42.7) 82 (39.6)  
 2500–4999 ANG 118 (35.5) 36 (30.8) 78 (37.7)  
  > 5000 ANG 43 (13.0) 16 (13.7) 27 (13.0) 0.592
Disease status chikungunya (CLTCS)
 Recovered 126 (37.2) 44 (36.1) 81 (38.9)  
 Mildly affected 121 (35.7) 48 (39.3) 71 (34.1)  
 Highly affected 92 (27.1) 30 (24.6) 56 (26.9) 0.635
  1. a P-value corresponds to the comparison of the proportions between the groups BIMBSC <15 and BIMBSC = 15 (maximum score)
  2. bTotal is 338, total < 15 group is 121
  3. cTotal is 332, total < 15 group is 117, total 15 group is 207
  4. dAntillian Guilder; 1 ANG = 0.56 USD
  5. eMinimum wages 2015 = 1420 ANG (based on a 40 h workweek). Nine participants missed data on their BIMBSC and were excluded from analysis