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Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria patients in AsgedeTsimbla, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 384)

From: Artemether–lumefantrin treatment adherence among uncomplicated plasmodium falciparum malaria patients, visiting public health facilities in AsgedeTsimbla district, Tigray, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Patients' characteristics Frequency n (%)
Sex Male 174 (45.3)
  Female 210 (54.7)
Age group (years)  < 5 96 (25)
5 to 17 96 (25)
 ≥ 18 192 (50)
Marital status Married 168 (43.8)
Single 32 (8.3)
Divorced/Widowed 32 (8.3)
Underage (< 18 yeras of age) 152 (39.6)
Religion Orthodox Christian 368 (96)
Others* 16 (4)
Educational level Illiterate 161(41.9)
Primary (1–8 grade) 123 (32.1)
Secondary and above 100 (26)
Residency status Semi-urban 214 (55.7)
Rural 170 (44.3)
Occupational status Farmer 184 (48)
Merchant 70 (18.2)
Government employee 66 (17.2)
Private employee 64 (16.6)
Had radio/TV Yes 226 (58.9)
No 158 (41.1)
Race Tigrayan 376 (98)
Others** 8 (2)
Household size  < 5 232 (60.4)
 ≥ 5 152 (39.6)
  1. *Others: Catholic, Protestant; **Others: Amhara, Oromo