Skip to main content

Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of public servants in Mekelle City, Northern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Willingness to pay for social health insurance and its determinants among public servants in Mekelle City, Northern Ethiopia: a mixed methods study

Variables Survey participants Focus group participants
Frequency Percentage Frequency Percent
Gender
Male 152 39.9 21 58.3
Female 229 60.1 15 41.7
Age category
< 30 91 23.9 11 30.6
30–39 146 38.3 12 33.3
> 40 144 37.8 13 36.1
Marital status
Not married 147 38.6 13 36.1
Married 234 61.4 23 63.9
Respondents educational status
Elementary school 23 6.0   
Diploma certificate 153 42.5 19 52.8
Degree and above 196 51.5 17 47.2
Occupation
Teacher 171 44.9 12 33.3
Health professional 125 32.8 12 33.3
Supportive staff 85 22.3 12 33.3
Household family size
≤ 3 186 48.8 17 47.2
4–6 178 46.7 14 38.9
≥ 7 17 4.5 5 13.9
Homes with children under age 5 years
No 257 67.5 21 58.3
Yes 124 32.5 15 41.7