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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the main caretakers of children with CP

From: Chronic pain among children with cerebral palsy attending a Ugandan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percentage (%)
Age (in years)
 Median (IQR) 30 (27,38)  
Sex
 Male 22 9.8
 Female 202 90.2
Relationship to child
 Mother 179 79.9
 Father 18 8.0
 Others 27 12.1
Employment status
 Employed 85 37.9
 Unemployed or others 139 62.1
Education status
 No schooling 18 8.0
 Primary 80 35.7
 Secondary 87 38.9
 Tertiary 9 17.4
Marital status
 Married 163 72.7
 Single 27 12.1
 Othera 34 15.2
Religion
 Christian 183 81.7
 Muslim 41 18.3
Family size
 <  4 members 91 40.6
 ≥ 4 members 133 59.4
  1. aincludes separated, divorced and widowed