Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the villagers

Village AVillage B
Villagers interviewed202111
Sex, n (%)
Male74 (36.6)67 (60.4)
Female128 (63.4)44 (39.6)
Age
Minimum1818
Maximum8573
Median4039
Mean40.938.6
Religion, n (%)
Buddhism198 (98.0)30 (27.0)
Animism4 (2.0)81 (73.0)
Ethnicity, n (%)
Lao197 (97.5)21 (18.9)
Katang2 (1.0)89 (80.2)
Do not know3 (1.5)1 (0.9)
Marital status, n (%)
Married183 (90.6)97 (87.4)
Single5 (2.5)6 (5.4)
Divorced2 (1.0)1 (0.9)
Widowed12 (5.9)6 (5.4)
Others01 (0.9)
Occupation, n (%)
Farmer170 (84.2)105 (94.6)
Soldier1 (0.5)0
Housewife18 (8.9)2 (1.8)
Businessman/women1 (0.5)1 (0.9)
Government servant7 (3.5)2 (1.8)
Others5 (2.5)1 (0.9)
Education, n (%)
No education71 (35.2)42 (37.8)
Preschool1 (0.5)1 (0.9)
Primary school84 (41.6)46 (41.4)
Lower secondary school28 (13.9)14 (12.6)
Upper secondary school8 (4.0)5 (4.5)
Post secondary non-tertiary8 (4.0)2 (1.8)
Tertiary2 (1.0)1 (0.9)
Average monthly household income (kip) (US$ 1=8000 kip (January 2019))
Minimum00
Maximum10 000 0004 000 000
Median200 000100 000
Mean496 881290 000
Number of household members (median)56
Have insecticide-treated nets at home
Yes169 (83.7)107 (96.4)
No31 (15.4)4 (3.6)
Do not know2 (1.0)0
  • *Percentage may not add up to 100 due to rounding.