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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the injured

From: Prevalence and predictors of injuries in Kenya: findings from the national STEPs survey

Category Injured (n (%)) Not Injured (n (%)) Total number
Sex
 Male 411 (60.3) 1775 (46.7) 2186 (49.8)
 Female 269 (39.4) 2029 (53.4) 2298 (51.2)
Age groups
 18–29 287 (42.2) 1775 (46.7) 2062 (46.0)
 30–39 162 (23.8) 883 (23.2) 1045 (23.3)
 40–49 123 (18.0) 572 (15.0) 695 (15.5)
 50–59 78 (11.4) 365 (9.6) 443 (9.9)
 60–69 30 (4.4) 209 (5.5) 239 (5.3)
Education level
 No formal education 56 (8.2) 507 (13.3) 563 (12.6)
 Primary incomplete 218 (32.0) 826 (21.7) 1044 (23.3)
 Primary complete 155 (22.7) 845 (22.2) 1000 (22.2)
 Secondary and above 252 (37.0) 1625 (42.7) 1877 (41.9)
Residence
 Rural 472 (69.2) 2304 (60.6) 2776 (61.9)
 Urban 207 (30.9) 1501 (39.5) 1708 (38.1)
Occupation
 Unemployed 91 (13.4) 403 (10.6) 494 (10.0)
 Employed 414 (61.0) 2289 (60.2) 2703 (60.3)
 Student 56 (8.2) 250 (6.6) 306 (6.8)
 Homemaker 118 (17.4) 863 (22.7) 981 (21.9)
Marital status
 Not married 155 (22.8) 884 (23.2) 1039 (23.2)
 Married 432 (63.6) 2506 (65.9) 2938 (65.5)
 Formerly married 93 (13.7) 414 (10.9) 507 (11.3)
Total 679 (15.2) 3805 (84.9) 4484 (100.0)
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