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Table 1 General sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants (n = 466)

From: Knowledge and attitude towards cutaneous leishmaniasis among rural endemic communities in Shara’b district, Taiz, southwestern Yemen

Variables Study location Total
n (%)
Bani-Ziad
n (%)
Bani-Sarry
n (%)
Nakhla
n (%)
Bani-Wahban
n (%)
Al-Amjood
n (%)
 
No. of participants 79 94 94 99 100 466 (100)
Age (years)
 18–40 53 (67.1) 56 (59.6) 84 (89.4) 80 (80.8) 33 (33) 306 (65.7)
  > 40 26 (32.9) 38 (40.4) 10 (10.6) 19 (19.2) 67 (67) 160 (34.3)
Gender
 Male 50 (63.3) 59 (62.8) 50 (53.2) 55 (55.6) 78 (78.0) 292 (62.7)
 Female 29 (36.7) 35 (37.2) 44 (46.8) 44 (44.4) 22 (22.0) 174 (37.3)
Educational level
 Non educated 14 (17.7) 18 (19.1) 8 (8.5) 11 (11.1) 49 (49) 100 (21.5)
 Primary 17 (21.5) 30 (31.9) 17 (18.1) 11 (11.1) 9 (9) 84 (18.0)
 Secondary 33 (41.8) 21 (22.3) 63 (67) 46 (46.5) 22 (22) 185 (39.7)
 Tertiary 15 (19.0) 25 (26.6) 6 (6.4) 31 (31.6) 20 (20) 97 (20.8)
Occupation
 Students 40 (50.6) 49 (52.1) 72 (76.6) 58 (58.6) 29 (29) 248 (53.2)
 Employees 17 (21) 21 (22.3) 12 (12.8) 19 (19.2) 21 (21) 90 (19.3)
 Housewives 6 (7.6) 11 (11.7) 5 (5.3) 2 (2) 11 (11) 35 (7.5)
 Farmers 6 (7.6) 7 (7.4) 4 (4.3) 13 (13.1) 39 (39) 69 (14.8)
 Not working 10 (12.7) 6 (6.4) 1 (1.1) 7 (7.1) 0 (0) 24 (5.2)
No. of household members
  < 5 18 (22.8) 22 (23.4) 13 (13.8) 23 (23.2) 11 (11) 87 (18.7)
 5–9 49 (62.0) 41 (43.6) 34 (36.2) 49 (49.5) 74 (74) 247 (53.0)
  > 9 12 (15.2) 31 (33.0) 47 (50.0) 27 (27.3) 15 (15) 132 (28.3)