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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of children (n = 1439)

From: Adaptation and validation of UNICEF/Washington group child functioning module at the Iganga-Mayuge health and demographic surveillance site in Uganda

Child characteristics n (%)
Average age in years (mean ± SD) 11.06 ± 3.59
Age groups
 5–10 years 657 (45.66)
 11–14 years 467 (32.45)
 15–17 years 315 (21.89)
Sex
 Male 739 (51.36)
 Female 700 (48.64)
Immunization status
 Complete 557 (38.71)
 Not complete 790 (54.90)
 No vaccination done 92 (6.39)
Currently in school
 Yes 1272 (88.39)
 No 167 (11.61)
Have a primary caregiver (yes) 1239 (86.10)
Family system
 Single parent 138 (9.59)
 Nuclear 743 (51.63)
 Joint 555 (38.57)
Household wealth quintile (n = 1389)
 Poorest 389 (28.01)
 Poorer 299 (21.53)
 Poor 325 (23.40)
 Less poor 248 (17.85)
 Least poor 128 (9.22)