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Table 1 Sample characteristics (n = 2824), Malawi MICS 2013–2014

From: Satisfaction with job and family life, and association with smoking and alcohol drinking behaviors among young men in Malawi: analysis from a multiple indicator survey

Variables N %
Age
15–19 1654 58.6
20–24 1170 41.4
Region
Northern 363 12.9
Central 1100 38.9
Southern 1361 48.2
Religion
Christian 2291 81.1
Islam 418 14.8
Other 115 4.1
Education
None 69 2.4
Primary 1761 62.4
Secondary 927 32.8
Higher 66 2.3
Wealth index quintile
Poorest 472 16.7
Second 511 18.1
Middle 512 18.1
Fourth 591 20.9
Richest 739 26.2
Satisfaction with job
Unemployed 1176 41.2
Unsatisfied 407 14.3
Satisfied 1273 44.6
Satisfaction with overall life
Unsatisfied 327 11.5
Satisfied 2524 88.5
Currently smoking cigarettes
Yes 774 49.4
No 794 50.6
Ever drunk alcohol
Yes 825 29.2
No 1999 70.8
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