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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants and relative percentages in the Ethiopian population

From: Modeling the interplay between demography, social contact patterns, and SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the South West Shewa Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia

  Number of study participants  
  Overall Remote Rural Urban  
Variable* n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) Ethiopia (%) [24]
Total
  938 (100.0) 400 (42.6) 326 (34.8) 212 (22.6)
Age
 < 10 years 382 (40.7) 160 (40) 137 (42) 85 (40.1) 27.3
 10–19 years 198 (21.1) 85 (21.2) 66 (20.2) 47 (22.2) 24.1
 20–29 years 92 (9.8) 40 (10) 32 (9.8) 20 (9.4) 18.4
 30–39 years 117 (12.5) 50 (12.5) 42 (12.9) 25 (11.8) 12.0
 40–49 years 59 (6.3) 26 (6.5) 18 (5.5) 15 (7.1) 7.9
 50–59 years 40 (4.3) 17 (4.2) 13 (4) 10 (4.7) 4.9
 60 years + 50 (5.3) 22 (5.5) 18 (5.5) 10 (4.7) 5.3
Occupation
 Pre-school 309 (32.9) 129 (32.2) 109 (33.4) 71 (33.5)
 Student 226 (24.1) 85 (21.2) 87 (26.7) 54 (25.5)
 Manual/office/shop worker 62 (6.6) 5 (1.2) 30 (9.2) 27 (12.7)
 Housewife 137 (14.6) 66 (16.5) 47 (14.4) 24 (11.3)
 Agriculture** 112 (11.9) 84 (21) 25 (7.7) 3 (1.4)
 Unemployed/retired 44 (4.7) 9 (2.3) 12 (3.7) 23 (10.8)
 Other 48 (5.1) 22 (5.5) 16 (4.9) 10 (4.7)
Sex
 Female 478 (51) 206 (51.5) 170 (52.1) 102 (48.1) 50.0
 Male 460 (49) 194 (48.5) 156 (47.9) 110 (51.9) 50.0
  1. * No missing data for any of the three listed variables
  2. ** The percentage of male adults (18–64 years old) working in agriculture is 45.2%; in the remote, the rural, and the urban settings, this percentage is 81%, 28%, and 7%, respectively
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