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Table 1 Socio-demographic Data of the Respondents

From: Who is to blame? Perspectives of caregivers on barriers to accessing healthcare for the under-fives in Butere District, Western Kenya

Characteristic of Respondents Percentage
Gender (n = 397)  
Female 97.7
Male 2.3
Age (n = 397)  
Below 20 9.3
20 - 29 61.2
30 - 39 22.2
40 - 49 4.0
50 & Above 0.3
Don't Know Age 3.0
Relation with the Child (n = 397)  
Mother 95.7
Father 2.0
Grandparent 2.3
Marital Status (n = 396)  
Married, Monogamous 83.1
Married, Polygamous 8.3
Single Parent
Divorced/separated/widowed
7.3
1.3
Educational Attainment (n = 397)  
None 5.8
Primary Incomplete 48.1
Primary Complete 32.2
Secondary 11.1
Tertiary 2.8
Employment Status (n = 392)  
Unemployed 33.7
Trader 20.2
Peasant Farmer 24.2
Self Employed 15.8
Formally Employed 5.6
Level of Income (n = 397)  
Less than Ksh 5,000 69.6
Ksh 5,000 and above 30.4