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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Patients’ level of satisfaction on quality of health care at Mwananyamala hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Demographic characteristics Sex of respondent (%) Total
Male Female
All respondents 199 (47.2) 223 (52.8) 422
Religion    
  Christian 110 (55.3) 122 (54.7) 232 (55.0)
  Muslim 89 (44.7) 101 (45.3) 190 (45.0)
Occupation    
  Employed 85 (42.7) 93 (41.7) 178 (42.2)
  Self employed 90 (45.2) 89 (39.9) 179 (42.4)
  Unemployed 24 (12.1) 41 (18.4) 65 (15.4)
Marital status    
  Married 92 (46.2) 106 (47.6) 198 (46.9)
  Single 73 (36.7) 75 (33.6) 148 (35.1)
  Widowed 13 (6.5) 21 (9.4) 34 (8.1)
  Divorced 21 (10.6) 21 (9.4) 42 (10.0)
Age in years    
  ≤ 34 yrs 88 (44.2) 103 (46.2) 191 (45.3)
  35-54 yrs 98 (49.2) 97 (43.5) 189 (44.8)
  ≥55 yrs 19 (6.6) 23 (10.3) 42 (10.0)