Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of study participants in Bugna District, North East Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 532)

From: Willingness to pay for community-based health insurance and associated factors among rural households of Bugna District, Northeast Ethiopia

Variables Description Number Percent (95% CI)
Sex of the respondent Male 351 65.9 (61.8, 69.8)
Female 181 34.1 (30.1, 38.1)
Age of the respondents ≤ 29 years 153 28.8 (25.1, 32.7)
30–39 years 184 34.6 (30.6, 38.7)
40–49 years 133 25.0 (21.4, 28.8)
50–59 years 40 7.5 (5.5, 10.0)
60 years and above 22 4.1 (2.7, 6.2)
Marital status of respondents Single 38 7.1 (5.2, 9.6)
Married 433 81.4 (77.8, 84.4)
Windowed 8 1.5 (0.7, 2.9)
Divorced 53 10.0 (7.6, 12.8)
Occupation of the respondents Farmer 374 70.3 (66.2, 74.0)
Housewife 82 15.4 (12.5, 18.7)
Merchant 46 8.6 (6.5, 11.3)
Daily labourer 8 1.6 (0.8, 3.0)
Students 22 4.1 (2.7, 6.2)
Educational status Unable to read and write 294 55.3 (50.9, 59.4)
Read and write 122 29.9 (19.5, 26.7)
Primary education 93 17.5 (14.4, 20.9)
Secondary education 23 4.3 (2.8, 6.4)
Family size ≤ 5 308 57.9 (53.5, 61.9)
> 5 224 42.1 (38.0, 46.4)
Household having children < 5 years old No child 136 25.6 (22.0, 29.4)
One child 250 47.0 (42.7, 51.2)
2 and above 146 27.4 (23.8, 31.4)
Household having a person above 65 years old age No older age 464 87.2 (84.0, 89.8)
One and above 68 12.8 (10.1, 15.9)
Wealth quintile of the household Poor (1st quintile) 172 32.3 (28.4, 36.4)
Medium (2nd quintile) 182 34.2 (30.2, 38.3)
Rich (3rd quintile) 178 33.5 (29.5, 37.5)