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Table 4 Reported reasons children of school-going age not currently attending school

From: Childhood disability in Malawi: a population based assessment using the key informant method

Reason N %
Not enough money 11 3%
Lack of interest to go to school 32 8%
Illness lasting less than one month 72 18%
Illness last more than one month 174 44%
Because of disability: refused by school 28 7%
Because of disability: negative attitudes of students 16 4%
School not accessible 24 6%
Other 43 11%
  1. NB: Multiple responses were allowed hence summed totals equal more than 100%