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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants, Kadoma City, Zimbabwe, 2013

From: Effectiveness of short message services reminder on childhood immunization programme in Kadoma, Zimbabwe - a randomized controlled trial, 2013

Variable Intervention group n = 152(%) No Intervention group n = 152(%)
Marital status   
 Married 139(91) 150(98)
 Single 12(8) 2(1)
 Separated 1(1) 1(1)
Place of residence   
 Farm 8(5) 13(9)
 Mine 8(5) 12(8)
 Rural 8(5) 7(5)
Urban 128(84) 120(79)
Highest level of education   
 No Education 1(1) 2(1)
 Primary 15(10) 10(7)
 Secondary 134(88) 132(87)
 Tertiary 2(1) 8(5)
Employment status   
 Full-time 19(13) 24(16)
 Part-time 11(7) 15(10)
 Unemployed 121(80) 113(75)
Religion   
 Apostolic 40(26) 51(33)
 Evangelical 59(39) 53(35)
 Protestant 48(32) 44(29)
 Islam 2(1) 2(1)
 Traditional 3(2) 2(1)
Median age (Years) 26(Q1 = 21;Q3 = 30) 27(Q1 = 23;Q3 = 32)