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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: HIV and infant feeding in Malawi: public health simplicity in complex social and cultural contexts

Characteristic Semi-urban (N = 10) Rural (N = 10)
Average age (range) 32.2 (20–42) 28.5 (21–36)
Average age at marriage (range) 18.3 (13–25) 20.2 (17–31)
Average years of schooling (range) 6.4 (1–9) 6.3 (3–9)
Average parity (range) 4 (2–8) 3.4 (1–6)