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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of survey respondents in Ethiopia and Tanzania

From: A novel theatre-based behaviour change approach for influencing community uptake of schistosomiasis control measures

Demographic characteristics Ethiopia Tanzania
Baseline, N = 617
n [%]
Post intervention, N = 426
n [%]
Baseline, N = 804
n [%]
Post intervention, N = 669
n [%]
Gender
 Male 329 [53] 224 [53] 379 [47] 322 [48]
 Female 288 [47] 202 [47] 425 [53] 347 [52]
Age, years
 15–24 139 [23] 43 [10] 83 [10] 77 [12]
 25–34 231 [37] 112 [27] 229 [29] 137 [20]
 35–44 116 [19] 118 [28] 210 [26] 146 [22]
 45–54 80 [13] 86 [20] 220 [27] 177 [26]
 55+ 51 [8] 61 [14] 62 [8] 132 [20]
No response recorded 6 [1]
Educational levela
Unable to read & write 161 [26] 129 [30] 140 [17] 140 [21]
Only able to read and write 47 [8] 59 [14]
1st cycle primary (grade 1–4) 49 [8] 30 [7] 108 [13] 87 [13]
2nd cycle primary (grade 5–7) 164 [26] 77 [18] 461 [58] 368 [55]
Secondary education (grade 1–6) 128 [21] 50 [12] 87 [11] 69 [10]
Preparatory education 24 [4] 30 [7%
University degree 44 [7] 21 [5] 8 [1] 5 [1]
No response recorded - 30 [7]
  1. Values in table are given as the number (n) with the percentage in square brackets
  2. aEducation variables for both countries are based on the accepted national standards