Table 1

Characteristics of respondents at Kasenyi and Kigungu fish landing sites
Characteristic All n (% of 475) Fishermen n (% of 146) Traders n (% of 191) Service providers n (% of 138) p-value†
Sex
  Male 305(64.2) 146(100.0) 89(46.6) 50(50.7)
  Female 170(35.8) 0(0.0) 102(53.4) 68(49.3) <0.001
Age group
  18-24 136(28.6) 31(21.2) 53(27.8) 52(37.7)
  25-29 152(32.0) 40(27.4) 66(34.6) 46(33.3) 0.003
  30-39 144(30.3) 61(41.8) 51(26.7) 32(23.2)
  40+ 43(9.1) 14(9.6) 21(11.0) 8(5.8)
Education
  None 41(8.6) 14(9.6) 16(8.4) 11(8.0) 0.26
  Primary 233(49.1) 81(55.5) 85(44.5) 67(48.6)
  Secondary 201(42.3) 51(34.9) 90(47.1) 60(43.5)
Marital status
  Single 175(36.8) 51(34.9) 60(31.4) 64(46.4) 0.031
  Married 231(48.6) 77(52.7) 102(53.4) 52(37.7)
  Other 69(14.5) 18(12.3) 29(15.2) 22(15.9)
Religion
  Catholic 204(43.0) 61(41.8) 88(46.1) 55(39.9) 0.004
  Protestant 121(25.5) 51(34.9) 35(18.3) 35(25.4)
  Muslim 91(19.2) 25(17.1) 35(18.3) 31(22.5)
  Other 59(12.4) 9(6.2) 33(17.3) 17(12.3)
Tribe
  Baganda 277(58.3) 77(52.7) 125(65.5) 75(54.4) 0.13
  Basoga 32(6.7) 12(8.2) 11(5.8) 9(6.5)
  Banyankore 45(9.5) 13(8.9) 13(6.8) 19(13.8)
  Other 121(25.5) 44(30.1) 42(22.0) 35(25.4)
Length of stay
  < 1 year 90(19.0) 20(13.7) 31(16.2) 39(28.3)
  1-5 188(39.6) 62(42.5) 78(40.8) 48(34.8)
  >5 197(41.5) 64(43.8) 82(42.9) 51(37.0) 0.023
Monthly income
  <100,000 (US$34) 132(29.3) 29(20.1) 63(34.2) 40(32.5)
  100,000-199,000 (US$ 34–68) 110(24.4) 33(22.9) 46(25.0) 31(25.2) 0.026
  200,000-999,999 (US$69-345) 177(39.3) 68(47.2) 61(33.2) 48(39.0)
  1 million+(US$346) 32(7.1) 14(9.7) 14(7.6) 4(3.3)
Site
  Kigungu 160(33.7) 57(39.0) 61(31.9) 42(30.4)
  Kasenyi 315(66.3) 89(61.0) 130(68.1) 96(70.0) 0.25

† Chi-square p-value.

Tumwesigye et al.

Tumwesigye et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1069   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1069

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