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Table 2 Qualitative interviews: socio-demographic & economic characteristics of participants

From: Feasibility of introducing compulsory community health fund in low resource countries: views from the communities in Liwale district of Tanzania

Variables Total (n =33) Proportions (%)
Sex:   
  Male 19 57.6
  Female 14 42.4
Age (years):   
  21 – 40 20 60.6
  41 – 60 10 30.3
  60 + 3 9
Education level:   
  No formal education 2 6
  Primary education 24 73
  Secondary education 4 12
  College education 3 (9)
  Number of family members in the household (mean ± SD) 5 ± 2.6
Occupation:   
  Farmers (Subsistance) 28 84.8
  Employed 3 9
  Self employed 2 6.2
CHF membership state:   
  Active member 12 36.4
  Dropped from membership 12 36.4
  Never been a member 4 12
  Others (members of NHIF) 5 15.2