Table 2

Characteristics of children included in the study, Maradi, Niger, 2010
Socio-demographics (n=580)
Gender
Girls 297 (51.8%)
Boys 283 (48.8%)
Age (months)
36-47 214 (36.9%)
48-59 194 (33.4%)
60-72 172 (29.7%)
Live most of the time with
Both parents 491 (85.2%)
One parent 42 (7.3%)
Someone else 43 (7.5%)
Go to school* 358 (62.0%)
Number of siblings 4 (3-6)
Number of deceased siblings 1 (0–2)

Data are median (IQR) or numbers (%).

* school, nursery school or day nursery.

‡ same father and same mother.

Marquer et al.

Marquer et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:170   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-170

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