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Table 2

Description of socio-demographic characteristics of caretakers (n = 134)

Socio-demographic characteristics
Mean ± SD
Caretakers' age (in years) 36 ± 11 
Household sizea 6 ± 2 
Number of children living in the household (below 18 years) 4 ± 2 
 n (%)b 
Education 
 No formal schooling/some school 111 (83%) 
 High school or more education 23 (17%) 
Marital status 
 Married/having a partner 105 (78%) 
 Living without a partner 29 (22%) 
Religion 
 Christian 96 (72%) 
 Non-Christianc 38 (28%) 
Interviews conducted during the dry season 85 (63%) 
Socio-demographic characteristics
Mean ± SD
Caretakers' age (in years) 36 ± 11 
Household sizea 6 ± 2 
Number of children living in the household (below 18 years) 4 ± 2 
 n (%)b 
Education 
 No formal schooling/some school 111 (83%) 
 High school or more education 23 (17%) 
Marital status 
 Married/having a partner 105 (78%) 
 Living without a partner 29 (22%) 
Religion 
 Christian 96 (72%) 
 Non-Christianc 38 (28%) 
Interviews conducted during the dry season 85 (63%) 

SD, standard deviation.

aTotal number of individuals living in a household.

bPercentages are rounded to the nearest full digit.

cMuslim and traditional beliefs such as animism and skull cult.

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