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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (n = 609)

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding dengue virus infection among inhabitants of Aceh, Indonesia: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%) Mean score
Knowledge (SD) Attitude (SD) Practice (SD)
Regency
 Aceh Tengah 66 (10.8) 17.5 (4.89) 56.6 (6.41) 10.6 (3.61)
 Langsa 74 (12.2) 19.2 (3.57) 28.1 (4.90) 10.9 (2.79)
 Aceh Besar 90 (14.8) 21.3 (2.61) 61.8 (5.67) 12.1 (2.64)
 Aceh Utara 60 (9.9) 21.5 (2.90) 61.3 (8.49) 12.0 (3.22)
 Aceh Singkil 57 (9.4) 21.2 (3.16) 61.8 (5.89) 12.4 (2.48)
 Sabang 60 (9.9) 23.0 (2.46) 62.2 (7.55) 12.7 (2.33)
 Aceh Timur 60 (9.9) 22.7 (3.83) 63.6 (6.87) 12.5 (2.74)
 Aceh Selatan 82 (13.5) 20.1 (3.47) 54.3 (10.53) 11.9 (2.84)
 Aceh Tamiang 60 (9.9) 21.5 (3.94) 57.5 (11.66) 12.0 (2.60)
Age group (years)
 17–29 329 (54.0) 21.2 (3.5) 55.2 (14.14) 11.9 (2.89)
 30–44 206 (33.8) 20.6 (4.3) 57.3 (12.00) 12.1 (2.94)
 45–59 65 (10.7) 19.9 (3.7) 55.7 (12.59) 11.7 (2.67)
 60–84 9 (1.5) 19.8 (2.6) 55.0 (13.37) 12.1 (3.62)
Sex
 Male 181 (29.7) 20.7 (4.01) 54.6 (13.89) 11.7 (2.90)
 Female 428 (70.3) 20.9 (3.72) 56.5 (12.99) 12.0 (2.89)
Education
 Illiterate 15 (2.5) 18.5 (4.24) 51.9 (14.60) 9.4 (3.07)
 Primary school 27 (4.4) 18.1 (3.92) 52.4 (9.89) 9.9 (3.27)
 Junior high school 35 (5.7) 17.1 (4.48) 48.5 (13.23) 10.1 (3.37)
 Senior high school 219 (36.0) 20.3 (3.57) 54.8 (13.60) 11.7 (2.82)
 Diploma 138 (22.7) 21.6 (3.25) 56.8 (13.42) 12.6 (2.82)
 Graduated 175 (28.7) 22.4 (3.34) 58.9 (12.30) 12.6 (2.39)
Occupation
 Farmer 157 (25.8) 21.9 (3.44) 57.7 (13.44) 12.6 (2.18)
 Civil servant 94 (15.4) 21.9 (3.40) 56.5 (14.02) 13.1 (2.46)
 Private employee 121 (19.9) 20.3 (3.76) 55.6 (12.96) 12.0 (2.94)
 Entrepreneur 87 (14.3) 17.7 (4.06) 55.2 (9.33) 10.1 (3.34)
 Student/University student 150 (24.6) 21.4 (3.24) 54.4 (14.69) 11.4 (2.92)
Religion
 Muslim 601 (98.7) 20.9 (3.81) 56.1 (13.16) 11.9 (2.90)
 Other 8 (1.3) 19.4 (4.10) 45.0 (18.22) 11.6 (1.92)
Marital Status
 Unmarried 258 (42.4) 21.5 (3.21) 55.2 (14.33) 11.9 (2.93)
 Married 333 (54.7) 20.4 (4.20) 56.3 (12.50) 12.0 (2.88)
 Widowed 18 (3.0) 21.4 (3.03) 58.2 (11.73) 11.4 (2.70)
Monthly income (IDR)
  < 1 million 313 (51.4) 20.3 (3.94) 55.0 (13.76) 11.6 (3.09)
 1 – ≤ 2 million 124 (20.4) 20.5 (3.55) 54.6 (13.63) 11.9 (2.85)
 2 – ≤ 3 million 96 (15.8) 21.9 (3.38) 57.7 (12.64) 12.1 (2.71)
  > 3 million 76 (12.5) 22.4 (3.53) 59.5 (10.56) 13.1 (1.89)
Type of residence
 City 194 (31.9) 21.8 (3.24) 55.9 (14.75) 12.3 (2.64)
 Suburb 415 (68.1) 20.4 (4.99) 55.9 (12.55) 11.7 (2.99)
Family member(s) suffered from dengue fever
 Yes 135 (22.2) 21.0 (3.34) 54.3 (15.43) 12.1 (2.71)
 No 474 (77.8) 20.8 (3.94) 56.4 (12.58) 11.9 (2.94)
Personally experienced dengue fever
 Yes 56 (9.2) 21.6 (3.52) 54.9 (16.18) 11.8 (3.11)
 No 553 (90.8) 20.8 (3.83) 56.0 (12.96) 11.9 (2.87)
Socioeconomic status
 Poorest quintile 122 (20.0) 18.9 (4.22) 56.8 (11.95) 10.8 (3.37)
 2nd 123 (20.2) 20.8 (4.03) 55.5 (13.70) 11.6 (2.85)
 3rd 122 (20.0) 20.5 (3.29) 55.5 (14.15) 11.7 (2.80)
 4th 121 (19.9) 21.2 (3.48) 55.8 (14.38) 12.2 (2.54)
 Richest quintile 121 (19.9) 22.7 (3.26) 60.0 (11.17) 13.0 (2.31)
  1. IDR Indonesian rupiah, SD standard deviation