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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents in the community survey

From: The perceived effects of COVID-19 pandemic on female genital mutilation/cutting and child or forced marriages in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Senegal

Characteristics Kenya Uganda Ethiopia Senegal
N % N % N % N %
Gender
  Male 65 20.8 52 18.7 49 19.5 59 28.4
  Female 247 79.2 226 81.3 202 80.5 149 71.6
Location of respondent
  Urban area 12 3.8 0 0.0 7 2.8 93 44.7
  Rural setting 300 96.2 278 100.0 244 97.2 115 55.3
Age of respondent (years)
  15–18 70 22.4 143 51.4 56 37.6 55 36.9
  19–25 54 17.3 35 12.6 68 45.6 46 30.9
  26–35 108 34.6 32 11.5 78 52.3 49 32.9
  36–45 54 17.3 46 16.5 41 27.5 46 30.9
  Above 45 26 8.3 22 7.9 8 5.4 12 8.1
Level of education
  No education 162 51.9 74 26.6 173 68.9 68 32.7
  Completed primary education 43 13.8 84 30.2 29 11.6 20 9.6
  Incomplete secondary education 92 29.5 108 38.8 44 17.5 63 30.3
  Completed secondary and/or higher education 15 4.8 12 4.3 5 2.0 57 27.4
Marital status
  Married 196 62.8 175 62.9 178 70.9 120 57.7
  Separated 8 2.6 4 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
  Divorced 6 1.9 1 0.4 8 3.2 1 0.5
  Widowed 13 4.2 0 0.0 11 4.4 2 1.0
  Single 89 28.5 98 35.3 54 21.5 85 40.9
Total 312 100.0 278 100.0 251 100.0 208 100.0