Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants of hepatitis B household survey, Gulu, Uganda, 2010 (N=790)
Variable N Percent
Sex
Male 224 28.4
Female 566 71.7
Age group in years
1 – 14 73 9.2
15 – 24 184 23.3
25 – 34 203 25.7
35 – 44 141 17.9
45+ 189 23.9
Marital status
Single 178 22.5
Married 496 62.6
Divorced/separated 50 6.3
Widowed 66 8.4
Education
None 137 17.3
Primary 392 49.6
Secondary 220 27.9
Tertiary 41 5.2
Religion
Catholic 615 77.8
Protestant 104 13.2
Muslim 52 6.6
Pentecostal 19 2.4
Tribe
Acholi 703 89.0
Lango 15 1.9
Alur 22 2.8
Other* 50 6.3
Occupation
Healthcare worker 15 1.9
Armed/ security 45 5.7
Others** 730 92.4

* Other tribes-Baganda, Bateso, Banyankole, Congolese and Karimojong.

** Occupation other than health worker or armed services.

Ochola et al.

Ochola et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:727   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-727

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