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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Community involvement in obstetric emergency management in rural areas: a case of Rukungiri district, Western Uganda

Characteristics Frequency % of 448
Age in years   
15-19 9 2.0
20-24 56 12.5
25-29 101 22.5
30-34 99 22.1
35-39 101 22.5
40-54 82 18.3
Mean age (sd) 32.5 (7.6)  
Age range 16 - 54  
Marital status   
Single 6 1.3
Married 428 95.5
Separated/divorced 7 1.6
Widow/widower 7 1.6
Level of education   
None 54 12.1
Primary 274 61.2
Secondary 90 20.1
Tertiary 30 6.7
Religion   
Protestant 237 52.9
Catholic 179 40.0
Moslem 17 3.8
Others 15 3.4
Employment status   
Self-employed 265 59.2
Unemployed 130 29.0
Formal employment 46 10.3
Student 7 1.6
Tribe   
Mukiga 222 49.6
Munyankole 124 27.7
Omuhororo 99 22.1
Others 3 0.7