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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study population

From: Patient adherence to prescribed artemisinin-based combination therapy in Garissa County, Kenya, after three years of health care in a conflict setting

Variable N % (95% CI)
Patient sex   
Male 158 81.0 (74.8, 86.0)
Female 37 19.0 (14.0, 25.2)
Patient age   
≤15 years 2 1.0 (0.25, 4.1)
>15 years 193 99.0 (95.9, 99.7)
Patient education   
Never attended 63 32.3 (26.1, 39.2)
Primary 55 28.2 (22.2, 35.0)
Secondary 48 24.6 (19.0, 31.2)
Post-secondary 25 12.8 (8.8, 18.3)
Not applicable 4 2.1 (0.8, 5.4)
Head of household’s job   
Farming 1 0.5 (−0.4, 1.4)
Own Business 105 53.8 (47.2, 60.4)
Retired 1 0.5 (−0.4, 1.4)
In school 2 1.0 (−0.3, 2.3)
Other 50 25.6 (19.8, 31.4)
Unemployed 36 18.5 (13.4, 23.7)
Household size   
0-5 people 108 55.4 (48.3, 62.3)
≥6 people 87 44.6 (37.7, 51.7)