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Table 1 Household demographic factors aggregated by villages

From: Association between Schistosoma mansoni infection and access to improved water and sanitation facilities in Mwea, Kirinyaga County, Kenya

Characteristic Karima N (%) Rurumi N (%) Kasarani N (%) Kirogo N (%) Kamucege N (%) Block N (%) Gakungu N (%) Total
Sex
 Male 34 (29.8) 106 (46.1) 22 (18.1) 25 (25.0) 33 (25.8) 28 (26.7) 19 (17.8) 267 (29.5)
 Female 80 (70.2) 124 (53.9) 99 (81.9) 75 (75.0) 95 (74.2) 77 (73.3) 88 (82.2) 638 (70.5)
Age (years)
  ≤ 25 15 (13.2) 21 (9.1) 9 (7.4) 6 (6.0) 12 (9.4) 11 (10.5) 15 (14.0) 89 (9.8)
 26–35 22 (19.3) 69 (30.0) 37 (30.6) 25 (25.0) 30 (23.4) 37 (35.2) 41 (38.8) 261 (28.8)
 36–45 27 (23.7) 72 (31.3) 39 (32.2) 29 (29.0) 37 (28.9) 34 (32.4) 33 (30.9) 271 (30.0)
 46–55 21 (18.4) 30 (13.0) 30 (24.8) 24 (24.0) 23 (18.0) 8 (7.6) 14 (13.1) 150 (16.6)
  > 55 29 (25.4) 38 (16.6) 6 (5.0) 16 (16.0) 26 (20.3) 15 (14.3) 4 (3.7) 134 (14.8)
Marital status
 Married 97 (85.1) 179 (77.8) 105 (86.8) 89 (89.0) 109 (85.2) 83 (79.0) 94 (87.9) 756 (83.5)
 Single/ Window(wer)/ Divorced 17 (14.9) 51 (22.2) 16 (13.2) 11 (11.0) 19 (14.8) 22 (21.0) 13 (12.1) 149 (16.5)
Religion
 Christian 106 (93) 220 (95.7) 116 (95.8) 95 (95.0) 117 (91.4) 100 (95.2) 106 (99.1) 860 (95.0)
 Others 8 (7.0) 10 (4.3) 5 (4.2) 5 (5.0) 11 (8.6) 5 (4.8) 1 (0.9) 45 (5.0)
Education
 No formal education 20 (17.5) 12 (5.2) 5 (4.1) 7 (7.0) 16 (12.5) 10 (9.5) 2 (1.9) 72 (7.6)
 Primary (Incomplete) 31 (27.2) 72 (31.3) 38 (31.4) 26 (26.0) 42 (32.8) 37 (35.2) 35 (32.7) 280 (20.9)
 Primary (Complete) 41 (36.0) 107 (46.5) 45 (37.2) 48 (48.0) 47 (36.8) 38 (36.2) 41 (38.3) 370 (40.9)
 Secondary Incomplete) 20 (17.5) 31 (13.5) 26 (21.5) 16 (16.0) 20 (15.6) 14 (13.3) 23 (21.5) 152 (16.8)
 Secondary and post-secondary 2 (1.8) 8 (3.5) 7 (5.8) 3 (3.0) 3 (2.3) 6 (5.8) 6 (5.6) 31 (13.8)
Occupation
 Business 8 (7.0) 24 (10.4) 26 (21.5) 13 (13.0) 15 (11.7) 17 (16.2) 20 (18.7) 123 (13.6)
 Casual labourers 9 (7.9) 47 (20.4) 18 (14.9) 10 (10.0) 19 (14.8) 20 (19.0) 23 (21.5) 146 (16.1)
 Others 8 (7.0) 13 (5.7) 18 (14.9) 1 (1.0) 4 (3.2) 6 (5.8) 11 (10.3) 61 (6.7)
 Farmer 89 (78.1) 146 (63.5) 59 (48.7) 76 (76.0) 90 (70.3) 62 (59) 53 (49.5) 575 (63.6)
  1. N = 905 Karima N = 114, Rurumi N = 230, Kasarani N = 121, Kirogo N = 100, Kamucege N = 128, Block N = 105, Gakungu =107