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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents, Kenya STEPS survey, 2015

From: Dietary risk factors for non-communicable diseases in Kenya: findings of the STEPS survey, 2015

Characteristic % proportions (95% CI) Sample size (N = 4484)
Unweighted, n Weighted, n
Age groups
 18–29 46.0 (43.6, 48.4) 1484 2062
 30–39 23.3 (21.6, 25.1) 1253 1045
 40–49 15.5 (14.1, 17.0) 793 695
 50–59 9.9 (8.8, 11.0) 541 443
 60–69 5.3 (4.7, 6.1) 413 239
Marital status
 Not married 23.2 (21, 25.5) 783 1039
 Married 65.5 (63.1, 67.8) 3045 2938
 Formerly married 11.3 (10, 12.7) 656 507
Residence
 Rural 61.9 (59.4, 64.4) 2404 2776
 Urban 38.1 (35.6, 40.6) 2080 1708
Education level
 No formal education 12.6 (11.4, 13.8) 754 563
 Primary education 45.6 (43.3, 47.9) 2086 2043
 Secondary and above 41.9 (39.5, 44.3) 1644 1877
Wealth band
 Poorest 18.9 (17.4, 20.5) 898 848
 Second 20.9 (19.3, 22.6) 897 937
 Middle 18.3 (16.8, 19.8) 897 818
 Fourth 18.6 (16.7, 20.6) 896 832
 Richest 23.4 (21.0, 25.9) 896 1049
Occupation
 Unemployed 40.1 (37.9, 42.4) 1873 1799
 Employed 59.9 (57.6, 62.1) 2611 2685
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