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Table 3 Household health indicator data of HIV+ farmers enrolled in Shamba Maisha and their households at 12 months 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

Variable Number (%)
Child Dependants per household, mean ± SD 3.0 ± 1.7
Total child dependents 79
Diseases in the past month N = 167*
   Fever 33 (20%)
   Respiratory illness 35 (21%)
   Diarrhea 6 (3%)
   Malaria 43 (26%)
   Other illness 15 (9%)
   Missed school 25 (15%)
Source of Food for household N = 29
   Farm 16 (55%)
   Purchase 13 (45%)
Food Insecurity for household N = 29
   Food By Prescription 3 (10%)
   Boil water 19 (65%)
   Days with no food in past month 5 (17%)
   If yes how many days (mean) 1.4
   Average meat meals/wk 2.5
   Average vegetable meals/wk 10.4
  1. * The total number of people including enrolled subject and those designated as part of their family unit at baseline.