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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (n = 530)

From: Determinants of timely uptake of ITN and SP (IPT) and pregnancy time protected against malaria in Bukoba, Tanzania

Characteristics Number Percentage
Age (years)
14–17 9 1.7
18–35 469 88.5
36–44 52 9.8
Occupation
Farmer 184 34.7
Petty business 252 47.5
Employed/business 94 17.7
Level of education
No formal education 49 9.2
Primary school education 351 66.2
Secondary school and above 130 24.5
Marital status
Married/cohabiting 431 81.3
Single/widow/separated 99 18.7
Gravidity
Primigravidae 161 30.4
Secondigravidae 137 25.8
Multigravidae 232 43.8
Parity
0 182 34.3
1–3 324 61.1
4+ 24 4.5