Table 1

Number and characteristics of persons in the households

Women

Men

Girls

Boys

All persons


Number

476

422

431

448

1777

Number per household:

-mean

2.7

2.4

2.4

2.5

10.0

-median

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

9.0

-range

0–19

0–8

0–8

0–10

2–41


Age (years)

-mean

33.1

32.8

7.3

7.2

20.0

-median

28

30

7

7

15

-range

16–97

16–82

0–15

0–15

0–97


Age group (years)

< 1

31

36

67

1–4

110

111

221

5–9

131

150

281

10–151

159

151

310

16–19

90

82

172

20–29

160

114

274

30–39

84

90

174

40–49

45

65

110

50–59

37

34

71

60–69

20

19

39

70+

24

7

31

No information

16

11

27


Schooling, number of women 16–50 years of age (n = 396)2:

9+ years

49 (13%)

5–8 years

110 (29%)

1–4 years

42 (11%)

No schooling

180 (47%)

No information

15


Poverty index

0–1 (low)

236

228

198

215

877

2–3 (high)

240

194

233

233

900


Number of smokers3

9 (2%)

35 (9 %)


Children living with smoking person4

81 (19.1%)

91 (20.4%)


Symptoms5/referred:

-fever

2

2

12/11

5/5

-weight loss

2

8

7/7

9/9

-coughing

3

9

16/7

18/8

-other

1

4/3

12/6


Referrals

3

10

21

17

51


1 15 instead of 14 years of age because of cut-off children-adults 2 Percentage calculated on the basis of the 381 women with information about schooling 3 Information lacking for 32 adults; 20 women and 12 men 4 Information lacking for 7 children; 6 girls and 1 boy 5 Several symptoms possible in each person. In adults, symptoms noted only for referred persons

Holtedahl and Hurum BMC International Health and Human Rights 2002 2:2   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-2-2

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