Table 1

Characteristics of the study population, stratified by whether or not people were willing to have an RDT for malaria performed
Characteristics Number of people interviewed (%) χ2 p
Total Willing to have an RDT for malaria performed (n=34) Unwilling to have an RDT for malaria performed (n=66)
Village
 Bozi 70 (70.0) 15 (21.4) 55 (78.6)
 Yoho 30 (30.0) 19 (63.3) 11 (36.7) 14.62 <0.001
Sex
 Male 61 (61.0) 24 (39.3) 37 (60.7)
 Female 39 (39.0) 10 (25.6) 29 (74.4) 1.43 0.232
Age group (years)
 14-24 20 (20.0) 6 (30.0) 14 (70.0)
 25-41 69 (69.0) 23 (33.3) 46 (66.7)
 ≥42 11 (11.0) 5 (45.4) 6 (54.5) 0.80 0.670
Marital status
 Single 39 (39.8) 10 (25.6) 29 (74.4)
 Married 4 (4.0) 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0)
 Free union 57 (58.0) 21 (36.8) 36 (63.2) 0.088
Number of children
 0 27 (27.0) 8 (29.6) 19 (70.4)
 1-3 47 (47.0) 19 (40.4) 28 (59.6)
 4-6 21 (21.0) 5 (23.8) 16 (76.2)
 7-9 3 (3.0) 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3)
 ≥10 2 (2.0) 0 (0) 2 (100) 0.370
Educational level
 Illiterate 42 (42.0) 12 (28.6) 30 (71.4)
 Primary 40 (40.0) 13 (32.5) 27 (67.5)
 Secondary 14 (14.0) 5 (35.7) 9 (64.3)
 Higher  education 4 (4.0) 4 (100) 0 (0) 0.050
Religious belief
 Muslim 52 (52.0) 21 (40.4) 31 (59.6)
 Christian 20 (20.0) 3 (15.0) 17 (85.0)
 Animist 19 (19.0) 8 (42.1) 11 (57.9)
 No religion 9 (9.0) 2 (22.2) 7 (77.8) 0.154

† Fisher’s exact test.

Comoé et al.

Comoé et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1089   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1089

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