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Table 1 Profile of mass drug administration (MDA) survey respondents from Northern Samar, the Philippines (n = 2189)

From: Mass drug administration and the sustainable control of schistosomiasis: an evaluation of treatment compliance in the rural Philippines

Profile n %
Age (years)
 18–30 455 20.8
 31–40 569 26.0
 41–50 534 24.4
 > 50 631 28.8
 Mean 42.8  
 SD 12.8  
Sex
 Male 1051 48.0
 Female 1138 52.0
Education
 None 26 1.2
 Elementary 1338 61.1
 High school 641 29.3
 Vocational 10 0.5
 College 162 7.4
 Post-graduate 12 0.6
Occupation
 None/Students 1060 48.4
 Farmers 588 26.9
 Fishermen 83 3.8
 Others 454 20.8
Home ownership
 No 178 8.2
 Yes 2006 91.9
Land ownership
 No 818 37.5
 Yes 1362 62.5
Farm ownership
 No 1357 62.3
 Yes 822 37.7
Wealth status
 Wealthy 578 26.6
 Medium 1326 60.9
 Poor 273 12.5
MDA coverage 1760 80.4
MDA compliance in the last MDA
 Compliant 1571 71.8
 Non-compliant   
 Eligible but absent during MDA 406 18.5
 Present but did not get treatment or consume all drugs received 192 8.8
Not classified
 Missing data 8 0.4
 Eligible but were outside the province during MDA 12 0.5