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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

TV - 78%

Radio - 17%

Newspaper - 1%

Neighbors - 4%

Category

Frequency

Percentage

TV

202

78%

Radio

44

17%

Newspaper

1%

Neighbors

11

4%

Total

258

100%

Interpretation: The majority of the residents of Salian receive their


information from watching television. A percentage of 17% listen to the
radio to get their news, while only 1% choose to read the newspaper.
Some of the residents get their information from talking with the
neighbors.
Analysis. Television is widely accessible and more entertaining than
listening to the radio or reading a newspaper because you can
simultaneously watch and listen. The television is the cornerstone of
entertainment in a majority of the households. Purchasing a newspaper
everyday can become costly, while watching television is free and
convenient.

AVERAGE MONTHLY FAMILY INCOME

Below 2,999 - 45%

3,000-4,999 - 32%

10,000-14,999 - 2%

15,000- Above - 2%

5,000-9,999 - 19%

Category

Frequency

Percentage

Below 2,999

115

45%

3,000 4,999

82

32%

5,000 9,999

48

19%

10, 000 - 14,999

2%

15,000 Above

2%

Total

258

100%

Interpretation: The majority of the residents of barangay Salian obtain


an average monthly income of below P2,999. That is about P100 a day.
32% make between P3,000-P4,000, an average of P167 a day. While
19% make between P5,000-P9,000, 2% make P10,000-P14,000 and 2%
obtain P10,000-P14,000 a month.
Analysis: On average, a large sum of the residents of Salian live off of
P100 a day. Most of the residents make very little money in order to
survive. An unskilled laborer with no experience or education could
make about P300 a day. This shows that the residents lack work that is
sufficient to cover their basic needs.

APPLIANCES OWNED

With Appliances - 93%

Category

Without Appliances - 7%

Frequency

Percentage

With Appliances

240

93%

Without Appliances

18

7%

Total

258

100%

Interpretation: 93% of the residents of Salian own appliances. Only 7%


do not have appliances in their home.
Analysis: This shows that although a majority of the residents on Salian
have little means, they find that owning appliances is important and
have made efforts to obtain them. Appliances such as refrigerators and
washing machines are known to make life easier, while owning a
television can make life enjoyable. The use of appliances can help and
provide more time for other activities. It allows ones energy to be
spent elsewhere.

ANNUAL EXPENDITURES ON HEALTH AND MEDICAL


CARE

Self Medication (0-499) - 90%

Out patient consultation (500-4999) - 7%

In-Patien Consultation (5000-Above)

- 3%

Category

Frequency

Percentage

Self Medication (0499)


Out-Patient
Consultation (5004999)
In-Patient
Consultation (5000Above)
Total

232

90%

18

7%

3%

258

100%

Interpretation: Most of the residents of Salian choose to self medicate,


spending between P0-499 pesos a year on medical expenses. 7% have
chosen to be out-patients and have spent anywhere between P5004999 on their health. Only 3% have been inpatients and spent P500 or
more on medical expenses.
Analysis: A majority of the residents of Salian choose not to spend their
money on medical expenses. They rely on self medicating and using
natural remedies such as herbs. This is cost effective for them since
hospitals are known to cost a great deal of money.