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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents by communities

From: Preferences for benefit packages for community-based health insurance: an exploratory study in Nigeria

Variables Awka n = 500 Amawbia n = 500 Amansea n = 500 Uwani n = 515 Iji-Nike n = 555 Amokwe n = 500
Male household head: n (%) 334 (66.8) 263 (52.6) 313 (62.6) 180 (35.0) 404 (72.9) 401 (80.2)
Whether respondent is main income earner: n (%) 460 (92.0) 386 (77.2) 463 (92.6) 233 (45.2) 526 (94.8) 480 (96.0)
Whether respondent is main decision-maker: n (%) 457 (91.4) 398 (79.6) 469 (93.8) 252 (48.9) 545 (98.2) 481 (96.2)
Sex (Male): n (%) 352 (70.4) 270 (54.0) 309 (61.8) 183 (35.5) 403 (72.6) 397 (79.4)
Mean number of household residents (SD) 4.93 (4.91) 5.09 (4.87) 4.93 (2.85) 5.49 (2.49) 5.48 (4.25) 5.42 (2.16)
Mean age( years) of respondent (SD) 44.76 (15.43) 47.26 (14.58) 43.71 (11.24) 41.65 (12.96) 41.85 (12.08) 49.16 (12.44)