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Table 1 Sample distribution of church members by their socio-demographic characteristics.

From: Determinants of parents' reticence toward vaccination in urban areas in Benin (West Africa)

  Reticent Non-reticent
  Parakou (n = 30) Cotonou (n = 26) Parakou (n = 30) Cotonou (n = 30)
Demographic     
Average age 30.0 ± 7.4* 38.2 ± 10.8 34.1 ± 10.5 31.4 ± 7.0
Males 16 (53%) 15 (57%) 16 (52%) 14 (47%)
   Education     
   0 years 17 (57%) 14 (54%) 10 (33%) 7 (23%)
   1-4 years 10 (33%) 11 (42%) 5 (17%) 3 (10%)
   ≥ 5 years 3 (10%) 1 (04%) 15 (50%) 20 (67%)
Ethnicity     
   Lokpa 15 (50%) 1 (3%) - -
   Fon 8 (27%) 14 (54%) 20 (66%) 22 (73%)
   Goun 24 (80%) 9 (34%) 6 (20%) 8 (26%)
   Others 4 (14%) 2 (8%) 4 (14%) 1 (4%)
Churches (religions)     
   Apostolic (Batingue, Truth, etc.) 14 (47%) 9 (30%) 3 (10%) 1 (3%)
   Evangelical 9 (30%) 10 (38%) 9 (30%) 4 (12%)
   Celestial Christian 3 (10%) 1 (3%) 3 (10%) 8 (26%)
   Renaissance d'homme (Union Revival Church) 4 (14%) 7 (27%) 4 (13%) 15 (50%)
   Church of the Redeemed - - 10 (33%) 2 (7%)
  1. * Average age with chi-square.