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Table 1 Socio-demographic and economic characteristics of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in West Gondar zone, northwest Ethiopia 2018 (N = 949)

From: The role of mass media exposure on tuberculosis knowledge and attitude among migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (%)
Region
 Tigray 27 (2.8)
 Amhara 917(96.6)
 Oromia 5 (0.5)
Sex
 Male 942 (99.3)
 Female 7(0.7)
Age
 13–20 244 (25.7)
 21–29 484 (51.0)
 30–39 151 (15.9)
 40–67 70 (7.4)
Family size in their family
 1–2 88 (9.3)
 3–5 536 (56.5)
 6–14 325 (34.2)
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 374 (39.4)
 Able to read and write 73 (7.7)
 Primary education 405 (42.7)
 Secondary education 97 (10.2)
Occupation before departure
 Student 177 (18.7)
 Farmer 644 (67.8)
 Unemployed 128 (13.5)
Residence
 Rural 831 (87.6)
 Urban 118 (12.4)
Religion
 Orthodox 931 (98.1)
 Muslim 15 (1.6)
 Protestant 1 (0.1)
 Catholic 2 (0.2)
Marital status
 Single 648 (68.3)
 Married 243 (25.6)
 Divorce 58 (6.1)
Income
 Low 496 (52.3)
 High 453 (47.7)
Number of visits to the farms
 First 178 (18.8)
 2–4 293 (30.9)
 5–8 280 (29.5)
  ≥ 9 198 (20.8)
Length of stay
 Less than two month 576 (60.7)
 Two months and above 373 (39.3)