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Table 1 Key socio-economic characteristics in the focus group discussions respondents

From: “It depends how one understands it:” a qualitative study on differential uptake of oral cholera vaccine in three compounds in Lusaka, Zambia

Characteristics 0 doses
n (%)
2 doses
n (%)
Total
N (%)
N = 113 N = 58 N = 171
Gender
 Female 58 (51) 31 (53) 89 (52)
 Male 55 (49) 27 (47) 82 (48)
 Didn’t answer 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1)
Age range
 18–20 15 (13) 9 (16) 24 (14)
 20–35 76 (67) 39 (67) 115 (67)
 36–50 13 (12) 8 (14) 21 (12)
 51–68 7 (6) 2 (3) 9 (5)
 Didn’t answer 2 (2) 0 (0) 6 (4)
Compound
 Bauleni 36 (32) 18 (31) 54 (32)
 Chawama 38 (34) 23 (40) 61 (36)
 Kanyama 39 (35) 17 (29) 56 (33)
Education
 Below High School 43 (38) 24 (41) 67 (39)
 High School 49 (43) 29 (50) 78 (46)
 Above High School 20 (18) 5 (9) 25 (15)
 Didn’t answer 1 (1) 0 (0) (0)
Religion
 Christian 110 (97) 58 (100) 168 (98)
 Other 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Didn’t answer 3 (3)   
Has children
 No 47 (42) 22 (38) 69 (40)
 Yes 66 (58) 36 (62) 102 (60)
Agrees to give Oral Cholera Vaccine to their children (% with children who agree)
 No 60 (91) 0 (0) 60 (59)
 Yes 5 (8) 36 (100) 41 (40)
 Don’t know 1 (2) 0 (0) 1 (1)
Reported diseases in the community
 Malaria 89 (79) 56 (97) 145 (85)
 Diabetes 17 (15) 26 (45) 43 (25)
 Cholera 94 (83) 48 (83) 142 (83)
 Polio 19 (17) 11 (19) 30 (18)
 Tuberculosis 50 (44) 42 (72) 92 (54)
 HIV/AIDS 12 (11) 14 (24) 26 (15)
 Other 5 (4) 8 (14) 13 (8)
Total 113 58 171