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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study Population

From: Assessing the determinants of Ebola virus disease transmission in Baka Community of the Tropical Rainforest of Cameroon

Characteristic Number (No) Percentage (%)
Ethnic group
 Baka 347 68%
 Bantu 163 32%
Sex
 Male 253 49.6%
 Female 257 50.4%
Age
 18–25 164 32.2%
 26–36 147 28.8%
 37–47 70 13.7%
 48–58 63 12.4%
  > 58 66 12.9%
Level of Education
 No Education 102 20.0%
 Primary 320 62.7%
 Secondary 80 15.7%
 Tertiary 8 1.6%
Marital Status
 Single 102 20.0%
 Married 375 73.5%
 Widow 33 6.5%
Native/Non-native of Baka village
 Natives 492 96.5%
 Non-natives 18 3.5%
Number of children
  (1–5) Children 301 72.5%
  (6–10) Children 95 22.9%
  ≥ 11 Children 19 4.5%
Occupation
 Hunter 160 31.4%
 Farmer 152 29.8%
 Both (Farmer and Hunter) 99 19.4%
 Traditional healer 19 3.7%
 Others 80 15.7%