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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Role of traditional healers in the management of severe malaria among children below five years of age: the case of Kilosa and Handeni Districts, Tanzania

Characteristics Mothers/caretakers Traditional healers
No. participants 84 41
Gender   
Females 41 (100%) 14 (34%)
Males 0 (0%) 27 (66%)
Age (years)   
15–19 2 (2.4%) 0 (0%)
20–29 46 (54.8%) 0 (0%)
30–39 30 (35.7%) 3 (7.3%)
40–49 6 (7.1%) 3 (7.3%)
50–59 0 (0%) 5 (12.2%)
60–69 0 (0%) 5 (12.2%)
70–79 0 (0%) 18 (44%)
80–89 0 (0%) 7 (17%)
Educational level   
None 24 (28.6%) 17 (41.5%)
Primary 57 (67.9%) 24 (58.5%)
Secondary 3 (3.5%) 0 (0%)
Above secondary 0 (0%) 0 (0%)