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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Brief report: Parental attitudes and knowledge on routine childhood immunization: an experience from Central Sri Lanka

Characteristic N (%) or mean (SD)
Age 28.9 years (5.5)
Gender
 Females 120 (85.1%)
 Males 21 (14.9%)
Ethnicity
 Sinhalese 104 (73.8%)
 Moor 30 (21.3%)
 Tamil 7 (5%)
Maximum educational status achieved by the parent
 Not schooled 0
 Primary 6 (4.3%)
 O/L 61 (43.3%)
 A/L 55 (39.0%)
 Graduate 17 (12.1%)
 Postgraduate 2 (1.4%)
Employment status of participating parents
 Employed 100 (70.9%)
 Unemployed 41 (29.1%)
No of children
 1 58 (41.1%)
 2 49 (34.8%)
 3 28 (19.9%)
 4 and above 6 (4.2%)
Monthly income of the family
 < 25,000 Rs 30 (21.3%)
 25,000–50,000 Rs 71 (50.4%)
 > 50,000 Rs 36 (25.5%)
 Data not revealed 4 (2.8%)