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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 90 livestock breeders, who participated in a PRECEDE PROCEED model-driven educational intervention

From: Application of the PRECEDE -PROCEED model in prevention of brucellosis focused on livestock vaccination process

Variables Intervention (n = 45) Control (n = 45) P-Value #
Age (years) (Mean ± SD) 33.23 ± 10.30 34.13 ± 9.13 0.68
Animal type(s) (Frequency (%))    0.50
 Sheep & Goat 39 (87.6) 41 (91.1)
 Cow 6 (13.3) 4 (8.9)
Job (Frequency (%))    0.58
 Livestock breeder& Another Private job 4 (8.9) 6 (13.3)
 Livestock breeder& Farmer 3 (6.7) 5 (11.1)
 Only livestock breeder 38 (84.4) 34 (75.6)
Education (Frequency (%))    0.41
 Illiterate 10 (22.2) 9 (20.00)
 Elementary 20 (44.4) 26 (57.8)
 Not completed high school 12 (26.7) 6 (13.3)
 High school diploma 3 (6.7) 4 (8.9)
Number of family members (Median (P25 – P75)) 5 (4–6) 4 (3.5–6) 0.35
  1. #P-values are computed based on independent t-, Man-Whitney U and exact Chi-Square tests where appropriate