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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Social determinants that lead to poor knowledge about, and inappropriate precautionary practices towards, avian influenza among butchers in Kathmandu, Nepal

Variable Number Percentage
Sex   
Female 37 30.8
Male 83 69.2
Age   
<25 31 25.8
25-39 64 53.3
40 and above 25 20.8
Caste   
Brahman/Kshettri 95 78.3
Minority, Terai Caste, and Janajati 25 21.7
Marital Status   
Married 96 80
Unmarried 24 20
Religion   
Hindus 106 88.3
Non-Hindus (Buddhism, Muslim, Christian) 14 11.7
Educational Status   
Illiterate 23 19.2
Primary 53 44.2
Secondary and above 44 36.6
Occupational Status   
Owner 87 72.5
Paid employee 33 27.5
Work Duration   
<5 years 70 58.3
>5 years 50 41.7
Training related to meat hygiene   
Yes 7 5.8
No 113 94.2