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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (n)

From: Health care utilization and outpatient, out-of-pocket costs for active convulsive epilepsy in rural northeastern South Africa: a cross-sectional Survey

  n (%)
Age band  
 0–5 9 (4)
 6–12 27 (11)
 13–18 31 (12)
 19-28 54 (22)
 29–49 85 (34)
 50+ 44 (17)
Sex  
 Male 128 (51)
 Female 122 (49)
Receiving government grant  
 Yes 153 (61)
 No 97 (29)
Socio-Economic Statusa  
 1st Quintile 31 (13)
 2nd Quintile 65 (27)
 3rd Quintile 50 (20)
 4th Quintile 50 (20)
 5th Quintile 49 (20)
Currently employed (if >18 years old)
 Yes 14 (8)
 No 169 (92)
Currently in school (if <18 years old)
 Yes 33 (49)
 No 34 (51)
  1. aderived from 2009 Agincourt SES module; 5 missing data