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Table 1 Characteristics of participants by gender and disability status (“Moderate-to-severe disability”), N (%)

From: Disability associated with exposure to traumatic events: results from a cross-sectional community survey in South Sudan

  Total Male Female
   Total Not Disabled Disable Total Not Disabled Disable
  Total 1200 (100.0) 660 (56.4) 562 (85.3) 97 (14.7) 510 (43.6) 451 (88.4) 59 (11.6)
Age (years)        
  18–25 308 (25.7) 164 (25.1) 140 (85.9) 23 (14.1) 136 (27.2) 128 (94.1) 8 (5.9)
  26–35 391 (32.6) 218 (33.4) 196 (89.9) 22 (10.1) 164 (32.8) 145 (88.4) 19 (11.6)
  36–50 395 (33.4) 216 (33.1) 184 (85.2) 32 (14.8) 167 (33.4) 143 (85.6) 24 (14.4)
  >50 89 (7.5) 55 (8.4) 36 (65.5) 19 (34.5) 33 (6.6) 25 (75.8) 8 (24.2)
Marital status        
  Single 320 (27.2) 237 (36.5) 203 (85.7) 34 (14.3) 81 (16.3) 75 (92.6) 6 (7.4)
  Married (one wife) 559 (47.6) 302 (46.5) 269 (89.4) 32 (10.6) 240 (48.3) 222 (92.5) 18 (7.5)
  No longer married 81 (6.9) 20 (3.1) 17 (85.0) 3 (15.0) 57 (11.5) 43 (75.4) 14 (24.6)
  Living in polygamous marriage 215 (18.3) 91 (14.0) 65 (71.4) 26 (28.6) 119 (23.9) 101 (84.9) 18 (15.1)
Education        
  Secondary school or higher 387 (32.8) 288 (44.6) 249 (86.5) 39 (13.5) 95 (18.8) 87 (91.6) 8 (8.4)
  Primary school 359 (30.4) 199 (30.8) 172 (86.9) 26 (13.1) 150 (29.7) 132 (88.0) 18 (12.0)
  Did not attend school 434 (36.8) 159 (24.6) 132 (83.0) 27 (17.0) 260 (51.5) 227 (87.3) 33 (12.7)
Employment        
  Paid work 291 (26.5) 199 (32.9) 177 (89.4) 21 (10.6) 88 (19.0) 76 (86.4) 12 (13.6)
  Self-employed 422 (38.5) 234 (38.7) 205 (87.6) 29 (12.4) 169 (36.4) 153 (90.5) 16 (9.5)
  Student 1448 (13.1) 101 (16.7) 84 (83.2) 17 (16.8) 42 (9.1) 39 (92.9) 3 (7.1)
  Non paid work 129 (11.8) 32 (5.3) 24 (75.0) 8 (25.0) 96 (20.7) 86 (89.6) 10 (10.4)
  Unemployed 111 (10.1) 38 (6.3) 28 (73.7) 10 (26.3) 69 (14.9) 56 (81.2) 13 (18.8)
Regular income        
  No 823 (70.4) 396 (62.2) 340 (85.9) 56 (14.1) 402 (79.9) 85 (84.2) 16 (15.8)
  Yes 346 (29.6) 241 (37.8) 202 (84.2) 38 (15.8) 101 (20.1) 445 (88.5) 58 (11.6)
Household monthly income (US dollars)        
  <75 553 (63.1) 286 (54.6) 233 (81.5) 53 (18.5) 247 (75.3) 213 (86.2) 34 (13.8)
  75–200 209 (23.9) 158 (30.2) 142 (89.9) 16 (10.1) 49 (14.9) 41 (83.7) 8 (16.3)
  200–350 85 (9.7) 60 (11.5) 50 (84.7) 9 (15.3) 23 (7.0) 18 (78.3) 5 (21.7)
  >350 29 (3.3) 20 (3.8) 17 (85.0) 3 (15.0) 9 (2.7) 9 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
Returnee        
  No 781 (66.9) 414 (65.1) 358 (86.7) 55 (13.3) 356 (70.9) 326 (91.6) 30 (8.4)
  Yes 386 (33.1) 222 (33.6) 187 (84.2) 35 (15.8) 146 (29.1) 118 (80.8) 28 (19.2)
Trauma exposure during the war >8 #        
  < 8 893 (74.4) 461 (69.8) 409 (88.9) 51 (11.1) 405 (79.4) 374 (92.3) 31 (7.7)
  >=8 307 (25.6) 199 (30.2) 153 (76.9) 46 (23.1) 105 (20.6) 77 (73.3) 28 (26.7)
Trauma exposure after the Peace Agreement > 4 ¤        
  < 4 1079 (90.2) 582 (88.6) 511 (88.0) 70 (12.0) 467 (91.7) 420 (89.9) 47 (10.1)
  >=4 117 (9.8) 75 (11.4) 48 (64.0) 27 (36.0) 42 (8.3) 30 (71.4) 12 (28.6)
  1. # Range of traumatic events: 0–16.
  2. ¤ Range of traumatic events: 0–8.