Table 1

Demographic characteristics of persons in the selected study households in the Lubombo region, Swaziland, mid 2007.

Characteristics

n

%


Gender

Male

954

48.4

Female

1017

51.6

Age groups in years

0 – 5

323

16.4

6 – 15

496

25.2

16 – 40

784

39.8

41+

341

17.3

Not known

27

1.4

Number of persons in household

1 – 4

105

32.8

5 – 9

169

52.8

10 or more

46

14.4

Highest level of education completed

No education

327

16.6

Primary

762

38.7

Secondary

489

24.8

Tertiary Qualification

25

1.3

Below school-going age

310

15.7

Don't know

16

0.8

Other

42

2.1

Occupation of each person

Minor

353

17.9

Housewife

198

10.0

Pensioner

37

1.9

Other

98

5.0

Unemployed

473

24.0

Farm worker

57

2.9

Trained employee

40

2.0

Self Employed

88

4.5

Civil servant

46

2.3

Studying

578

29.3

Don't know

3

0.2


Hlongwana et al. Malaria Journal 2009 8:29   doi:10.1186/1475-2875-8-29

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