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Table 2 Respondents' and households' Socio-economic and demographic characteristics

From: Investigating determinants of out-of-pocket spending and strategies for coping with payments for healthcare in southeast Nigeria

  Abakaliki (urban) Ezilo (semi-urban) Nkalagu (rural) Eke-na-ene (rural) Enugu (urban) Udi (semi-urban)
  (N = 370) (N = 366) (N = 376) (N = 300) (N = 352) (N = 300)
Household heads: n % 163 43.9 341 93.2 104 27.7 199 66.3 118 33.5 236 78.7
No of household residents: Mean (SD) 4.8 (2.5) 6.4 (3.4) 6.8 (4.2) 5.9 (2.8) 4.4(2.0) 5.2(2.54)
Age of respondent: Mean (SD) 36.6 (11.2) 42.6 (11.7) 42.1 (13.6) 54.8 (14.1) 40.46(13.34) 54.4(13.5)
Sex (Males) 163 43.9 334 91.3 91 24.2 188 62.7 95 (27.0) 164 (54.7)
Years of education: Mean (SD) 8.6 (4.7) 6.0 (5.1) 3.3 (5.0) 6.0 (4.9) 11.5 (4.7) 4.5(4.4)
Whether married: n % 356 96.0 351 95.9 366 97.3 290 96.7 331 94.0 293 (97.7)
Weekly food cost: Mean (SD) $15.75 ($10.61) $17.21 ($18.0) $26.14 ($28.09) $10.07 ($16.35) $16.98 ($11.15) $8.61 ($9.25)
Radio: n % 347 93.5 323 88.3 346 92.0 276 92.0 346 98.3 239 79.7
Fridge: n % 176 47.4 26 7.1 30 8.0 96 32.0 309 87.8 48 16.0
TV: n % 296 79.8 96 26.2 60 16.0 177 59.0 325 92.3 95 31.7
Bicycle: n % 84 22.6 206 56.3 260 69.1 46 15.3 6 1.7 37 12.3
Motorcycle: n % 169 45.6 58 15.8 47 12.5 20 6.7 41 11.6 17 5.7
Motorcar: n % 50 13.5 5 1.4 23 6.1 60 20.0 106 30.1 14 4.7