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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of Study participant in Artuma Fursi Woreda, Oromia Zone, Northeast Ethiopia, 2018

From: Measles outbreak investigation in Artuma Fursi Woreda, Oromia Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2018: a case control study

VariablesRespondent status
Cases (n = 38), N (%)Controls (n = 152), N (%)
Sex
 Female23 (57.1)81 (53.3)
 Male15 (42.9)71 (46.7)
Age in year
 <12 (5.3)8 (5.3)
 1–410 (26.3)12 (7.9)
 5–1424 (63.2)53 (34.9)
 ≥ 152 (5.3)79 (52.0)
Educational status of study participants
 Not eligible12 (31.6)20 (13.2)
 Unable to read and write19 (50.0)52 (34.2)
 Read and write but have no formal education5 (13.1)27 (17.8)
 Primary2 (5.3)53 (34.9)
Educational status of mothers/care givers
 Unable to read and write27 (71.1)102 (67.1)
 Read and write but have no formal education8 (21.0)32 (21.1)
 Primary3 (7.9)18 (11.8)
Do measles have medical treatment
 No27 (71.1)91 (59.9)
 Yes11 (28.9)61 (40.1)
Contact with case
 No32 (84.2)111 (73.0)
 Yes6 (15.8)41 (27.0)
History travel 7–18 days prior onset of illness
 Yes15 (39.5)36 (23.7)
 No23 (60.5)116 (76.3)