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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in the IDIs

From: Local stakeholders’ perceptions of community sensitization for school-based deworming programme in Kenya

Description Frequency (N = 154) Percentage (%)
Gender
 Male 95 61.7
 Female 59 38.3
Age in years
 20–24 8 5.2
 25–29 21 13.6
 30–34 25 16.2
 35–39 15 9.7
 40–44 20 12.9
 45–49 24 15.6
  ≥ 50 41 26.6
Marital status
 Single 26 16.9
 Married 126 81.8
 Divorced 2 1.3
Religion
 Christianity 79 51.3
 Islam 72 46.8
 Missing 3 1.9
Occupation
 Chief/Assistant Chief 14 9.1
 Business 5 3.2
 Farmer 2 1.3
 CHEW/PHO 34 22.1
 Religious leader (Pastor or Imam) 5 3.2
 School chairman 3 1.9
 Village elder 9 5.8
 Primary School Teacher 38 24.8
 Pre-School Teacher 41 26.6
 Youth leader 2 1.3