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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of primary caregivers (n = 1239)

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

Caregiver characteristics n (%)
Caregiver relation with child
  Mother 770 (62.15)
  Father 164 (13.24)
  Sibling 13 (1.05)
  Uncle/Aunt 58 (4.68)
  Grandparent(s) 173 (13.96)
  Others 61 (4.92)
Average age (mean ± SD) 41.15 ± 11.69
Sex
  Male 219 (17.68)
  Female 1020 (82.32)
Education level
  None 168 (13.56)
  Primary 731 (59.00)
  Lower secondary 250 (20.18)
  Upper secondary 12 (0.97)
  Other (university/vocational) 78 (6.30)
Occupation
  Farmer 679 (54.80)
  Shopkeeper 281 (22.68)
  Housewife 120 (9.69)
  Professional 55 (4.44)
  Boda boda driver 13 (1.05)
  Unemployed 30 (2.42)
  Others 61 (4.92)