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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in the FGDs

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

Description Frequency (N = 203) Percentage (%)
Gender
 Male 89 43.8
 Female 100 49.3
 Missing 14 6.9
Age in years
 18–19 2 1.0
 20–24 36 17.7
 25–29 30 14.8
 30–34 39 19.2
 35–39 35 17.2
 40–44 18 8.9
 45–49 18 8.9
  ≥ 50 24 11.8
 Missing 1 0.5
Educational level
 Primary educationa 105 51.7
 Secondary educationa 14 6.9
 None 47 23.2
 Missing 37 18.2
Religion
 Christianity 89 43.8
 Islam 107 52.7
 None 4 2.0
 Missing 3 1.5
Occupation
 Business 40 19.7
 Farming 111 54.7
 Fishing/Fish monger 3 1.5
 Housewife 27 13.3
 Casual laborer 9 4.4
 Religious leader (Pastor or Imam) 3 1.5
 Community health volunteer 1 0.5
 Skilled laborer 2 1.0
 Village elder 1 0.5
 Teacher 3 1.5
 Missing 3 1.5
  1. aIncludes people who received some education but may not have completed this level