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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in rural communities of Gonji kollela District, West Gojjam Zone, ANRS, Northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence and associated factors of active trachoma among childeren aged 1–9 years in rural communities of Gonji Kolella district, West Gojjam zone, North West Ethiopia

Characteristic Number (618) Percentage (%)
Sex of HH head
 Male 353 57.1
 Female 265 42.9
Educational Status of HH head
 Can read and write 363 58.7
 Can’t read and write 255 41.3
Occupation of HH head
 Farmer 587 95
 Other 31 5
Number of family member
 ≤5 433 70.1
 >5 185 29.9
Number of <10 year children family member
 ≤2 342 55.3
 ≥3 276 44.7
Number of living room
 1–2 316 51.1
 ≥3 302 48.9
Age of selected child
 1–5 364 58.9
 6–9 254 41.1
Sex of selected child
 Male 353 57.1
 Female 265 42.9
Educational status of the child
 Preschool 413 66.8
 Attending 184 29.8
 Can’t read and write 21 3.4