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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of FGD Participants (n = 100)

From: Treatment-seeking behaviour for febrile illnesses and its implications for malaria control and elimination in Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR (Laos): a mixed method study

  Total Village: Number (%)
Characteristics Number (%) Oi Tantip PMM Keng and Appok TT main XT
Age Group
  ≤ 35 years 51 (51) 7 (13.7) 12 (23.5) 6 (11.8) 13 (25.5) 7 (13.7) 6 (11.8)
  > 36 years 49 (49) 9 (18.4) 4 (8.2) 12 (24.5) 5 (10.2) 9 (18.4) 10 (20.4)
Mean = 37.58 ± 12.71; Range = 18–80 years
Sex
 Male 52 (52) 8 (15.4) 8 (15.4) 10 (19.2) 10 (19.2) 8 (15.4) 8 (15.4)
 Female 48 (48) 8 (16.7) 8 (16.7) 8 (16.7) 8 (16.7) 8 (16.7) 8 (16.7)
Occupation
 Farmer 100 (100) 16 (16) 16 (16) 18 (18) 18 (18) 18 (18) 16 (16)
Education Groups
 Not attended school 82 (82) 12 (14.6) 10 (12.2) 13 (15.9) 17 (20.7) 14 (17.1) 16 (19.5)
 1–5 years 16 (16) 4 (25) 5 (31.3) 5 (31.3) 1 (6.3) 1 (6.3) 0 (0)
  > 6 years 2 (2) 0 1 (50) 0 0 1 (50) 0