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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants school Woreta town, 2018 (n = 402)

From: Prevalence of pediculosis capitis and associated factors among schoolchildren in Woreta town, northwest Ethiopia

VariablesCategoriesFrequencyPercent (%)
Student grade levelGrade 19924.6
Grade 29924.6
Grade 310024.9
Grade 410425.9
SexMale18646.3
Female21653.7
Age5–88521.1
9–1123057.2
> 128721.6
ReligionOrthodox29172.4
Muslim10826.9
Protestant30.7
Fathers educationIlliterate11127.6
Elementary16140
Secondary and above13032.3
Mothers educationIlliterate17142.5
Elementary16240.3
Secondary and above6917.2
Fathers occupationPrivate worker15338.1
Government worker6415.9
Daily labor4210.4
Others14335.6
Mother’s occupationPrivate worker6215.4
Government worker256.2
Housewife24059.7
Others7518.7
Family size2 to 3215.2
4 to 520651.2
6 to 713633.8
> 8399.7
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