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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents

From: Development and validation of a structured survey questionnaire on knowledge, attitude, preventive practice, and treatment-seeking behaviour regarding dengue among the resident population of Sabah, Malaysia: an exploratory factor analysis

Sociodemographic characteristic n (%)
Age (years)
 18–30 190 (41.2)
 31–40 120 (26.0)
 41–50 95 (20.6)
 51–60 44 (9.5)
 61–70 11 (2.4)
Sex
 Female 283 (60.5)
Ethnicity
 Kadazan-Dusun 292 (62.3)
 Bajau 50 (10.7)
 Rungus 25 (5.3)
 Sabah Malay 19 (4.1)
 Brunei 13 (2.8)
 Bugis 13 (2.8)
 Other 56 (12.0)
Marital status
 Married 273 (58.3)
 Single 190 (40.6)
 Other 5 (1.2)
Level of education
 College/university 321 (68.6)
 Secondary school 124 (26.5)
 Primary school 17 (3.6)
 No schooling 6 (1.3)
Occupation
 Employed 257 (54.9)
 Self-employed 74 (15.8)
 Not working 112 (23.7)
 Student 14 (2.8)