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Table 1 Demographic distribution of study participants

From: Direct non-medical costs double the total direct costs to patients undergoing cataract surgery in Zamfara state, Northern Nigeria: a case series

Variables Male Female All
N % N % N %
Age group 30-39 years 1 2.6 2 3.0 3 2.9
40-49 years 1 2.6 4 6.1 5 4.8
50-59 years 10 26.3 12 18.2 22 21.2
60-69 years 11 28.9 27 40.9 38 36.5
70 years and above 15 39.5 21 31.8 36 34.6
Total 38 100 66 100 104 100
Educational level Above secondary 2 5.3 0 0 2 1.9
Secondary 0 0 2 3 2 1.9
Primary 0 0 1 1.5 1 1
Informal 36 94.7 63 95.5 99 95.2
None 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 38 100 66 100 104 100
Marital status Married 38 100 41 62.1 79 76
Widow/widower 0 0 23 34.9 23 22.1
Divorced 0 0 2 3 2 1.9
Single/never married 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 38 100 66 100 104 100
Relationship to household Head 32 84.2 4 6.1 36 34.6
Son/daughter 6 15.8 39 59.1 45 43.3
Husband/wife 0 0 13 19.7 13 12.5
Other 0 0 10 15.1 10 9.6
Total 38 100 66 100 104 100
Size of household 1-3 3 7.9 6 9.1 9 8.7
4-6 5 13.2 14 21.2 19 18.3
7-9 8 21.1 10 15.2 18 17.3
10 and above 22 57.9 36 54.6 58 55.8
Total 38 100 66 100 104 100