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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of caregivers interviewed and their distribution by region and facility type

From: Acceptance of a malaria vaccine by caregivers of sick children in Kenya

Characteristics of respondents Frequency (n) Per cent
Sex (n = 1,997)   
Female 1,868 93.5
Male 129 6.5
Age (n = 1,853)   
<20 152 8.2
20-34 1,420 76.6
35-49 251 13.6
50+ 30 1.6
Relationship to child (n = 1,868)   
Mother 1,686 90.3
Father 110 5.9
Other 72 3.8
Region (n = 2,003)   
Nairobi 141 7.04
Central 254 12.68
Coast 230 11.48
Eastern 285 14.23
North Eastern 196 9.79
Nyanza 291 14.53
Rift Valley 258 12.88
Western 348 17.37
Facility type attended (n = 2,003)   
National referral hospital 10 0.5
Provincial hospital 50 2.5
District hospital 365 18.2
Sub district hospital 309 15.4
Other hospital 286 14.3
Health centre 357 17.8
Clinic 119 5.9
Dispensary 443 22.1
Maternity 64 3.2