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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents answering the screening questionnaire assessing knowledge and practices related to T. solium and of interviewed pig owners in 60 villages in Burkina Faso, 2011–2012

From: Development of a health education intervention strategy using an implementation research method to control taeniasis and cysticercosis in Burkina Faso

Factor Value Percentage [95% CI]a
Screening questionnaire   
Province (n = 4 777) Boulkiemdé 49.9 [48.5–51.4]
Sanguié 33.3 [32.0–34.7]
Nayala 16.7 [15.7–17.8]
Age distribution (n = 4 751) ≤15 28.0 [26.8–29.3]
16–40 39.3 [37.9–40.7]
≥41 32.7 [31.4–34.1]
Gender (n = 4 776) Female 53.8 [52.4–55.2]
Education level (n = 4 774) Attended school 29.0 [27.7–30.3]
School level (n = 4 775) Incomplete primary school 87.5 [86.5–88.4]
Completed primary school 7.8 [7.0–8.6]
Completed secondary school 4.6 [4.0–5.2]
Completed college 0.1 [0.06–0.3]
Occupation (n = 4 774) Farmer 38.2 [36.8–39.6]
Homemaker 35.1 [33.7–36.5]
Student 19.4 [18.2–20.5]
Otherb 7.4 [6.7–8.2]
Pig owner questionnaire   
Province (n = 2 244) Boulkiemdé 52.3 [50.2–54.4]
Sanguié 35.0 [33.1–37.0]
Nayala 12.7 [11.3–14.1]
Gender (n = 2 240) Female 96.6 [95.8–97.3]
  1. abinomial exact 95% CI
  2. be.g. commerce, salaried skills, unemployed