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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents (N = 209)

From: Knowledge and utilization of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in primary health care centers in rural southwest, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentages
Age group (years)   
16–20 42 20.1
21–25 63 30.1
26–30 71 34.0
31–35 26 12.4
> 35 7 3.3
Level of Education   
None 16 7.7
Primary 41 19.6
Secondary 105 50.2
Tertiary 47 22.5
Marital Status   
Single 39 18.7
Married 167 79.9
Divorced 2 1.0
Separated 1 0.5
Occupation   
Trading/farming 73 34.9
Unemployed 53 25.4
Civil servant 43 20.6
Artisan (e.g hairdresser) 40 19.1
Monthly income   
≤ N1000 4 1.9
N1000–N10000 26 12.4
N10000–N20000 16 7.7
> 20000 2 1.0
No sure income 161 77.0
No of pregnancies   
1–3 156 74.7
4–6 41 19.6
> 6 1 0.5
No responses 11 5.3