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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Promoting community knowledge and action for malaria control in rural Cambodia: potential contributions of Village Malaria Workers

Characterictics (n=312) VMW village (n=153) HC village (n=159) p
Means SD n % Means SD n %
Age (years)* 37.8 13.3    38.4 13.7    0.696
Gender         0.210
Male    41 26.8    33 20.7  
Female    112 73.2    126 79.3  
Marital status         0.082
Married    117 76.5    134 84.3  
Not married    36 23.5    25 15.7  
Highest level of education         0.173
Primary    70 45.8    89 56.0  
No education    60 39.2    48 30.2  
Secondary/High school    23 15.0    22 13.8  
Occupation         <.0001
Farmer    125 81.7    154 96.9  
Other plus none    28 18.3    5 3.1  
Number of household members* 4.8 2.1    4.9 1.9    0.765
Monthly income (USD)         0.005
Monthly income<50    134 87.6    153 96.2  
50≤Monthly income    19 12.4    6 3.8  
First treatment source         <.0001
VMW    55 36.0    0 0  
HC    52 34.0    150 94.3  
Other health facilities    46 30.0    9 5.7  
Distance from health facility         <.0001
<2km    38 24.8    123 77.4  
2-5km    39 25.5    36 22.6  
>5km    76 49.7    0 0  
  1. *Student t- test.
  2. †Chi-square test.
  3. ‡Fisher’s exact test.