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Table 1 Study of respondents with gender, age, educational status, average monthly income, religion, ethnicity, family size and knowledge of insect repellent plants among the local inhabitants in the Becho Bore Kebele

From: Insect repellent plants traditional usage practices in the Ethiopian malaria epidemic-prone setting: an ethnobotanical survey

Socio-demographic characteristics variables Frequency (n = 309) Percent
Gender
Male 108 34.9
Female 201 65.1
Age of respondents (in Years)
19-30 107 34.7
31-40 104 33.6
41-50 46 14.8
51-60 11 03.6
≥60 41 13.3
Occupational status
Peasant (Small farmers) 50 16.2
Merchant 57 18.4
Civil servants 45 14.5
Student 11 03.6
Housewife 46 14.9
Daily labour 52 16.9
Other 48 15.5
Educational status
Illiterate 67 21.7
Read write 26 08.6
Grade 1-5 37 11.9
Grade 6-8 77 24.6
Grade 9-10 52 16.8
Grade 11-12 5 01.8
College & Above 45 14.6
Monthly income [Ethiopian Birr (1 USD = 19.7 Eth Birr)]
<200 25 08.1
201-400 148 47.8
401-600 42 13.5
601-800 68 22.1
>800 26 08.5
Knowledge on insect repellent plants (n = 309)
Yes 217 70.2
No 92 29.8
Usage custom of insect repellent plants (n = 217)
Yes 199 91.8
No 18 08.3