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Table 1 Demographic variables of respondents

From: HBsAg seroprevalence among Senegalese militaries

Item Number Percentage CI 95%
Age group    
25-34years 376 30.71% [28.1%-33.4%]
35-44years 421 34.40% [31.7%-37.1%]
45-60years 427 34.89% [32.2%-37.6%]
Sex    
Male 1186 96.90% [95.7%-97.8%]
Female 38 3.10% [2.2%-4.3%]
Professional category    
Soldiers 588 48.04% [45.2%-50.8%]
Non-commissioned officers 558 45.59% [42.8%-48.5%]
Officers 78 6.37% [5.1%-7.9%]
Marital status    
Married 1011 82.60% [80.4%-84.7%]
Single 209 17.08% [15.0%-19,3%]
Other 4 0.32%  
Ethnic group    
Serere 306 25.0% [22.6%-27.5%]
Ouolof 297 24.3% [21.9%-26.8%]
Diola 224 18.3% [16.2%-20.6%]
Pulaar 200 16.3% [14.3%-18.5%]
Mandingue 62 5.1% [3.9%-6.4%]
Other 135 11.0% [9.3%-12.9%]
Level of education    
No education 12 0.9% [0.5%-1.7%]
Elementary Level 194 15.8% [13.8%-18.0%]
Average 313 25.6% [23.1%-28.1%]
High school 565 46.2% [43.3%-49.0%]
University 140 11.4% [9.7%-13.4%]