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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants from Ilala, Kilosa and Kibaha

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding antimicrobial use and resistance among communities of Ilala, Kilosa and Kibaha districts of Tanzania

Variable Ilala (n = 312) Kilosa (n = 360) Kibaha (n = 156)
Sex (%)
 Female 229 (73.4) 252 (70.0) 124 (79.5)
 Male 83 (26.6) 108 (30.0) 32 (20.5)
Age in years
 Median (IQR) 38 (29, 50) 40 (30, 54) 40 (29, 53.5)
Marital status (%)
 Single 58 (18.6) 43 (11.9) 16 (10.3)
 Married/cohabiting 222 (71.2) 256 (71.1) 109 (69.9)
 Widower/widow 18 (5.8) 40 (11.1) 21 (13.5)
 Divorced/separated 14 (4.5) 21 (5.8) 10 (6.4)
Formal educational level attained (%)
 No formal education 13 (4.2) 107 (29.7) 28 (18.0)
 Primary 173 (55.5) 184 (51.1) 92 (59.0)
 Secondary 91 (29.2) 37 (10.3) 24 (15.4)
 College 27 (8.7) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.6)
 University 4 (1.3) 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0)
Main source of income
 Agriculture 4 (1.3) 206 (57.2) 73 (46.8)
 Employment 75 (24.0) 25 (6.9) 19 (12.2)
 Petty trading 233 (74.7) 129 (35.8) 64 (41.0)