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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of children and primary caregivers

From: User-provider experiences of the implementation of KidzAlive-driven child-friendly spaces in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

VariableFrequency%Variable
SexMale310%
Female2790%
Age of primary caregiver18–25827%
26–301033%
31–40930%
40 and upwards310%
Marital statusMarried/cohabiting1963%
Single723%
Divorce/separated /widowed413%
Relationship to the childBiological mother1963%
Biological father13%
Grand parent27%
Uncle/Aunt413%
Sibling413%
Other13%
Level of education of primary caregiverNo formal education27%
Up to primary school310%
Up to high school and beyond2583%
HIV status of primary caregiverHIV positive1550%
HIV negative930%
Unknown620%
Child’s age5–6 years413%
7–8 Years1137%
9 to 10 years620%
11–12 years930%
Child’s sexMale1343%
Female1757%
Child’s age of diagnosis0–2 years1240%
3–4 years930%
5–6 years310%
7–8 Years310%
9 to 10 years27%
11–12 years13%
Disclosure status of childNot disclosed1653%
Partially disclosed517%
Full disclosure930%
Child age of disclosure2–5 years17%
6–8 years1071%
9–12 years321%
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