Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Among Paraguayan Communities, Patients, and Health Professionals

Table 1

Characteristics of samples from endemic community, patients, and medical professionals.

Endemic communityPatientsMedical professionals

Total number of respondents4632525
Mean age of respondents in year (standard deviation)40 (sd: 16)49 (sd: 23)37 (sd: 11)

% (number)% (number)% (number)

Gender
 Male36% (167)72% (18)40% (10)
 Female64% (296)28% (7)60% (15)
Education
 None3% (12)12% (3)4% (1)
 Primary65% (302)72% (18)32% (8)
 Secondary27% (125)12% (3)32% (8)
 University5% (24)4% (1)32% (8)
Monthly household income*
 <1 minimum salary ($288 USD)34% (158)44% (11)
 1+ minimum salaries11% (50)16% (4)
 No fixed income54% (250)40% (10)
 No response1% (5)(0)
Time in current location
 <1 year4% (20)4% (1)20% (5)
 1–3 years8% (35)8% (2)28% (7)
 3+ years88% (408)88% (22)52% (13)

 *1,219,795 PYG at the time of the survey (1 USD = 4240 PYG).

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