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Table 2 Demographic characteristics in students with and without disabilities, full sample

From: Violence against primary school children with disabilities in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic No disability (n = 3435),%** Disabled (n = 271),%** pa
Male 47.5 51.3  
Female 52.5 48.7 0.148
Age    
 10 years or less 4.6 3.6  
 11 to 14 years 81.7 82.3  
 15 or more years 13.7 14.1 0.656
Meals    
 1 meal 13.0 13.4  
 2 meals 37.9 41.1  
 3+ meals 49.1 45.6 0.494
Transport to school    
 Other 3.8 8.7  
 Walking alone 25.2 26.3  
 Walking with others 62.7 48.9  
 Board at school 8.2 16.1 0.001
Ever worked for money 33.7 30.7 0.457
Hours worked*    
 Less than 1 40.4 45.6  
 1-2 hours 43.7 39.0  
 More than 2 hours 15.9 15.5 0.286
  1. *Paid or unpaid hours worked per day on average aChi-squared test or Chi-squared test for trend; **some percentages sum to more than 100% because of rounding error.