Table 1

Characteristics of male respondents

Variable

Freq N = 331

Proportion (%)


Agea

15-24

63

19

25-34

149

45

35-44

88

26.6

≥45 years

31

9.4

School education

None

12

3.7

Primary

209

64.7

Secondary

78

24.1

Tertiary

23

7.1

Missing data

8

__

Residence

Semi-urban

201

61.3

Urban

128

38.7

Missing data

3

__

Household sizeb

≤ 4

112

33.9

> 4

218

66.1

Missing data

1

___

Marital Status

Never married

112

33.8

Married

201

60.7

Living together

17

5.1

Missing data

1

__

Type of marriage

Monogamous

273

83

Polygamous

56

17

Missing data

2

__

Religion

Protestant

69

21

Catholic

222

67.7

Other

37

11.3

Missing data

3

__

Occupation

Peasant farmer

268

81.5

Manual

20

6.1

Sales

19

5.8

Professional

22

6.7

Missing data

3

__

No. of childrenc

≤ 3

168

51.7

> 3

157

48.3

Missing data

6

__


aMean age 31.9, bMedian household size = 5 (IQR 4 - 8), cMedian no. of children = 3 (IQR 2 - 5).

Tweheyo et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:53   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-10-53

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