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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Coping with access barriers to non‐communicable disease medicines: qualitative patient interviews in eight counties in Kenya

  Total (N = 43) Hypertension (N = 23) Asthma (N = 10) Diabetes or other multiple NCDs
(N = 10)
Age 62.4 (13.9) 66.0 (14.2) 55.3 (16.4) 61.5 (7.6)
Gender:
 Male 10 (23 %) 8 (35 %) 1 (10 %) 1 (11 %)
 Female 33 (77 %) 15 (65 %) 9 (90 %) 9 (90 %)
Marital Status:
 Single 2 (5 %) 1 (4 %) 1 (10 %) 0 (0 %)
 Married or living together 29 (67 %) 18 (78 %) 5 (50 %) 6 (60 %)
 Divorced or separated 1 (2 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (10 %)
 Widowed 11(26 %) 4 (17 %) 4 (40 %) 3 (3 %)
Education:
 Preschool (less than 1 year completed)/NONE 8 (19 %) 6 (26 %) 1 (10 %) 1 (10 %)
 Primary School (not completed) 11 (26 %) 4 (17 %) 6 (60 %) 1 (10 %)
 Primary school 7 (16 %) 4 (17 %) 1 (10 %) 2 (20 %)
 Secondary school 10 (23 %) 6 (26 %) 1 (10 %) 3 (30 %)
 Higher than secondary school 7 (16 %) 3 (13 %) 1 (10 %) 3 (30 %)
 Vocational School (Post primary) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
 household size - adults and children 4.3 (3.0) 4.3 (3.2) 3.9 (2.7) 5 (3.0)
Wealth Groups
 Lowest 9 (21 %) 5(22 %) 4 (40 %) 0 (0 %)
 Middle 20 (47 %) 14 (61 %) 3 (30 %) 3 (30 %)
 Highest 14 (33 %) 4 (17 %) 3 (30 %) 7 (70 %)
  1. Note: Continuous variables reported as mean (SD) and categorical variables reported as N (%); no household size reported for 4 households due to missing data