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Table 1 Demographic Data of HIV+ farmers enrolled in the Shamba Maisha project in Kisumu, Kenya.

From: Shamba Maisha: A pilot study assessing impacts of a micro-irrigation intervention on the health and economic wellbeing of HIV patients

N = 29* Number (%)
Age years, mean ± SD 41 ± 9.7
   25-35 years 12 (42%)
   36-45 years 7 (24%)
   46-55 years 7 (24%)
   56-65 years 3 (10%)
Sex  
   Male 22 (75%)
   Female 7 (25%)
Family Size, mean ± SD 5.2 ± 2.3
   0-1 0
   2-5 15 (51%)
   >5 14 (49%)
Education Level  
   Primary School 24 (83%)
   Secondary School 3 (10%)
   College 2 (7%)
Main Occupation  
   Farming 21 (73%)
   Business 3 (10%)
   Waged employment 5 (17%)
Monthly Income (US Dollars),  
   $0 - $5 8 (27%)
   $5 - $10 9 (31%)
   >$10 12 (42%)
Main Household Expenses  
   Food 21 (72%)
   School fees 6 (21%)
   Others 2 (7%)
Type of Roof  
   Iron Sheet 27 (93%)
   Grass thatched 2 (7%)
Type of Walls  
   Mud 21 (72%)
   Brick 6 (20%)
   Iron Sheet 2 (7%)
  1. * Thirty participants were recruited, but one was found to be HIV negative and subsequently exited from the study.