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Table 1 Background characteristics of CHWs

From: Performance of community health workers managing malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea under the community case management programme in central Uganda: a cross sectional study

Characteristic Respondents
  [n, (%)]
Sex Males 94 (28.0)
Females 242 (72.0)
Age Less or equal to 35 years 76 (22.6)
More than 35 years 260 (77.4)
Education Primary 154 (45.8)
Secondary 145 (43.2)
Tertiary 37 (11.0)
Religion Catholics 116 (34.5)
Anglicans 159 (47.3)
Moslems 44 (13.1)
Others 17 (5.1)
Marital status Never married 24 (7.1)
Married 241 (71.7)
Separated/divorced 42 (12.5)
Widowed 29 (8.6)
Occupation Unemployed 60 (17.9)
Formal employment 41 (12.2)
Self employed 235 (69.9)
HSD Busiro East 169 (50.3)
  Kyadondo North 167 (49.7)