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Table 3 Characteristic of participants at baseline and follow-up; and estimate of program participation

From: The impact of the livelihoods and income fortification and socio-civic transformation project on the quality of life, wellbeing, self-esteem, and quality of neighbourhood social environment among the youth in slum areas of in Kampala, Uganda

Matching Variables Intervention Comparison Program participation: Logit Model
Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up   
N % N % N % N % Coefficient 95%CI p-Value
Age in years (Mean ± sd) 506 19.6 (3.5) 456 19.2 (3.0) 151 19.5 (3.6) 123 19.4(2.9) 0.03 −0.03 0.09 0.310
Education in years (Mean ± sd) 506 9.1 (4.0) 456 11.0 (3.1) 151 9.3 (4.0) 123 11.5 (2.7) −0.04 − 0.09 0.01 0.098
Gender 504 100.00 456 100.00 146 100.00 123 100.00     
 Female 220 43.65 224 49.12 72 49.32 58 47.15 Ref    
 Male 284 56.35 232 50.88 74 50.68 65 52.85 0.10 −0.19 0.39 0.506
Living structure (%) 471 100.00 456 100.00 139 100.00 123 100.00     
 Live with in a nuclear family 128 27.18 112 24.56 24 17.27 29 23.58 Ref    
 Live with single parent family 107 22.72 87 19.08 43 30.94 15 12.20 −0.27 −0.70 0.17 0.227
 Run away 105 22.29 114 25.00 35 25.18 43 34.96 −0.64 −1.11 − 0.18 0.007
 Live with other family members 102 21.66 108 23.68 23 16.55 23 18.70 0.05 −0.41 0.51 0.819
 Live with non-family members 29 6.16 35 7.68 14 10.07 13 10.57 −0.71 −1.30 −0.12 0.019
Marital status (%) 504 100.00 456 100.00 146 100.00 123 100.00     
 Single 409 81.15 395 86.62 119 81.51 104 84.55 Ref    
 Married/Cohabitation 76 15.08 59 12.94 21 14.38 19 15.45 0.22 −0.26 0.71 0.363
 Divorced 19 3.77 2 0.44 6 4.11 0 0.00 −0.32 −1.32 0.68 0.532
Employment status (%) 503 100.00 456 100.00 147 100.00 123 100.00     
 Employed (on a salary) 111 22.07 71 15.57 21 14.29 20 16.26 Ref    
 Self-employed 129 25.65 140 30.70 36 24.49 36 29.27 −0.01 −0.46 0.44 0.959
 Still at school (Student) 148 29.42 141 30.92 42 28.57 27 21.95 −0.03 −0.52 0.46 0.905
 Unemployed 115 22.86 104 22.81 48 32.65 40 32.52 −0.55 −0.99 −0.10 0.016