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Table 2 Distribution of respondents by access to primary care

From: Access to primary healthcare services and associated factors in urban slums in Nairobi-Kenya

 NAccess tertiles
(%) lowest(%) moderate(%) highest
Age group
 18–2911533.9128.7037.39
 30–4413337.5934.5927.82
 45 and above5225.0036.5438.46
Sex of the household head**
 Male23329.1832.6238.20
 Female6750.7532.8416.42
Marital status
 Married/living together17133.3331.5835.09
 Divorced/separated/widowed5143.1435.2921.57
 Never married7829.4933.3337.18
Education
 Primary and below12433.8729.8436.29
 Secondary15634.6232.6932.69
 Tertiary2030.0050.0020.00
Household size
 1–318329.5134.4336.07
 4 and above11741.0329.9129.06
Occupation
 Employed worker6538.4626.1535.38
 Casual worker14125.5339.0135.46
 Trader7339.7332.8827.40
 Unemployed2157.149.5233.33
Wealth tertile
 Lowest10030.0035.0035.00
 Middle10039.0033.0028.00
 Highest10033.0030.0037.00
Quarterly healthcare expenditure*
  ≤ USD 514322.3839.1638.46
 USD 5- USD 9994245.2423.8130.95
 USD10- USD 29.94936.7330.6132.65
  ≥ USD 306650.0025.7624.24
Ethnicity
 Kamba10728.9731.7839.25
 Kikuyu9235.8730.4333.70
 Kisii2050.0030.0020.00
 Luhya4535.5642.2222.22
 Luo1723.5329.4147.06
1Others1942.1131.5826.32
Source of primary care**
 Public14246.4838.7314.79
 Private15822.7827.2250.00
Total30034.0032.6733.33
  1. CI 95% confidence interval. *significant at p < 0.05, ** significant at p < 0.001, 1Other tribes comprise Borana, Taita, and Garre