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Table 1 Caregivers’ socio demographic characteristics (N = 121)

From: Economic burden and mental health of primary caregivers of perinatally HIV infected adolescents from Kilifi, Kenya

CharacteristicsFrequency (n)Percent (%)
Caregiver
 Biological Mother6452.9
 Biological Father129.9
 Relative4537.2
Sex
 Female10486.0
 Male1714.0
Age (years)
  < 2032.5
 20–291613.2
 30–392319.0
 40–494033.1
 Above 493125.6
 Unknown86.6
Caregiver’s Education level
 No education4133.9
 Partial primary3629.8
 Primary graduate2520.7
 Partial high school65.0
 High school graduate108.3
 Tertiary32.5
Marital status
 Never married1613.2
 Married6856.2
 Separated43.3
 Divorced00.0
 Widowed3327.3
Occupation
 Farmer4638.0
 Trader/Business4839.7
 Casual laborer108.3
 Professional21.7
 Other occupation1512.4
Health insurance
 Yes119.1
 No11090.9