Table 1

Percent distribution of participants in the household survey by background characteristics according to study site
Kitui (%) Kiambu (%) Kisumu (%) All sites (%)
(%) (%) (%) (%)
Characteristics N= 517 N= 411 N= 408 N= 1,336
Age group (years)
 15-24 26.3 28.5 49.7 34.1
 25-34 42.6 51.1 39.0 44.1
 35-44 26.5 18.5 9.1 18.7
 45 and above 4.6 1.9 2.2 3.1
Highest education level
 No schooling/pre-unit 5.0 0.5 1.2 2.5
 Primary 77.0 56.2 75.3 70.1
 Secondary and above 18.0 43.3 23.5 27.5
Place of residence
 Urban 7.9 28.0 29.2 20.6
 Rural 92.1 72.0 70.8 79.4
Duration of residence
 <5 years 23.6 37.0 46.8 34.8
 5 or more years 66.3 54.5 48.0 57.1
 Always 10.1 8.5 5.2 8.1
Marital status
 Never married 12.2 13.6 11.0 12.3
 Married/living together 76.8 79.1 79.9 78.4
 Formerly marrieda 11.0 7.3 9.1 9.3
Poverty statusb
 Poor 86.3 62.0 20.1 23.1
 Non-poor 13.7 38.0 79.9 76.9

aSeparated, divorced or widowed; bAccording to the criterion used by the voucher management agency to identify beneficiaries.

Njuki et al.

Njuki et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:660   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-660

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