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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Biomedical drugs and traditional treatment in care seeking pathways for adults with epilepsy in Masindi district, Western Uganda: a household survey

VariablesFreq (%)
Position in the household
 Children28 (09.18)
 Household head172 (56.39)
 Relative18 (5.90)
 Wife87 (28.52)
Age in completed years
 18–2532 (10.49)
 26–3570 (22.95)
 36–4566 (18.86)
 46–5566 (18.86)
 56–6537 (12.13)
  > 6534 (11.15)
Sex
 Female184 (60.33)
 Male121 (39.67)
Marital status
 Married/cohabiting190 (62.30)
 Separated/Divorced44 (14.43)
 Single/Never married31 (10.16)
 Widow/Widower40 (13.11)
Highest level of education attended
 None61 (20.00)
 Primary179 (58.69)
 Secondary51 (16.72)
 Tertiary (Others)12 (03.93)
 Tertiary (University)2 (00.66)
Occupation
 Farming231 (75.74)
 Government worker12 (03.93)
 Trading36 (11.80)
 Unemployed11 (3.61)
 Others: artisans, casual labourers, boda boda riders etc.15 (4.92)