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Table 1 Characteristics of referred patients and their caregivers, n = 136

From: Completion of community health worker initiated patient referrals in integrated community case management in rural Uganda

Caretaker age (years), Median [IQR] 26.0 [22, 30]
Child age (years), Median [IQR] 1.69 [0.69, 3.02]
Child gender n (%)
 Male 65 (48%)
 Female 71 (52%)
Primary caregiver relationship to child
 Biological mother 123 (90.5%)
 Biological grandmother 7 (5.2%)
 Biological father 1 (0.7%)
 Biological aunt 1 (0.7%)
 Other 3 (2.2%)
 Missing 1 (0.7%)
Caregiver understood why referral was made
 Yes 131 (96.3%)
 No 5 (3.7%)