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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants (n = 861)

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors of human intestinal parasitic infections: a population-based study in the southeast of Kerman province, southeastern Iran

CharacteristicsNumberPercent (un-weighted)Percent (weighted)
Sex
 Male40046.546.1
 Female46153.553.9
Age group
 ≤ 923427.225.9
 10 to 1915117.516.7
 20 to 2913415.615.5
 30 to 3915618.118.4
 40 to 499811.411.5
 50≤8810.212
Occupation
 Housewife22225.826.6
 Children13215.313.2
 Student20223.524.2
 Farmer13615.815.7
 Employed708.18.9
 Unemployed242.82.5
 Others758.78.9
Education level
 Children under 6-yr13515.713.6
 Elementary school24228.128.9
 High school25629.730.1
 University556.46.9
 Illiterate17320.120.5
Source of drinking water
 Tap water55864.864.4
 Spring or well water30335.235.6
Animal close contact
 Yes50158.260.1
 No36041.839.9
Residency status
 Rural75187.287.7
 Urban11012.812.3