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Table 2 Participants’ characteristics

From: Assessing the feasibility of integration of self-care for filarial lymphoedema into existing community leprosy self-help groups in Nepal

Group LF (n = 52) Leprosy (n = 53)
Mean age (years) Male 49.2 55.9
Female 47.0 46.5
Total 48.1 53.6
Literacy Illiterate 24 34
Literate (no formal education) 8 10
Literate (education) 20 9
Source of income Grow own vegetables or own animals 10 23
Small business 11 16
Paid employment 7 8
Home work 12 1
Pension 2 1
Family support 9 3
Charitable donations 1 1
Marital status Married 38 49
Widowed 9 3
Single 5 1
  1. Note. Apart from the mean age groups, all cells represent numbers