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Table 1 Respondents' and households' socio-economic and demographic characteristics

From: Constraints to universal coverage: inequities in health service use and expenditures for different health conditions and providers

  Urban
N = 2,483 (51%)
Rural
N = 2,390 (49%)
Combined
N = 4,873
No. of household residents: Mean (SD) 5.1(2.0) 3.9 (1.9) 4.5 (2.0)
Age of respondent: Mean (SD) 37.3 (14.0) 46.0 (15.6) 41.6 (15.4)
Sex (Female): n (%) 2,180 (87.8) 2,203 (88.7) 4,383 (89.9)
Attended school: n (%) 2,250 (90.6) 1,336 (53.8) 3,586 (73.6)
Years of education: Mean (SD) 12.0 (3.9) 8.6 (3.6) 10.9 (4.1)
Average weekly food expenditure: mean (SD) 3,760.9 (3,801.5) 2,502.5 (2,702.9) 3,143.2 (3,367.2)
Average weekly food cost: mean (SD) 3,817.7 (3,831.5) 3,154.9 (3,000.3) 3,492.6 (3,464.5)
Per capita weekly food expenditure: Mean (SD) 827.8 (904.6) 734.4 (1,056.1) 782.0 (982.9)
Per capita weekly food cost: Mean (SD) 841.4 (913.4) 919.5 (1,132.5) 879.7 (1,027.3)
Household owns a radio: n (%) 2,210 (89.0) 1,975 (79.5) 4,185 (86%)
Household owns a fridge: n (%) 1,792 (72.2) 426 (17.2) 2,218 (45.6)
Household owns a TV: n (%) 2,234 (90.0) 1,145 (46.1) 3,379 (69.5)
Household owns a bicycle: n (%) 78 (3.1) 598 (24.1) 676 (13.9)
Household owns a motorcycle: n (%) 298 (12.0) 419 (16.9) 717 (14.7)
Household owns a car: n (%) 679 (27.3) 131 (5.3) 810 (16.7)
Household owns a kerosene lamp: n (%) 2,402 (96.7) 2,344 (94.4) 4,746 (97.6)
Household owns a generator: n (%) 519 (20.9) 323 (13.0) 842 (17.3)
Household owns a rechargeable lamp: n (%) 963 (38.8) 465 (18.7) 1,428 (29.5)
SES quintiles (asset index)    
Q1 (most poor) 127 (5.1) 848 (34.2) 975 (20)
Q2 (very poor) 310 (12.5) 664 (26.7) 974 (20)
Q3 (poor) 542 (21.8) 433 (17.4) 975 (20)
Q4 (less poor) 754 (30.4) 221(8.9) 975 (20)
Q5 (least poor) 750 (30.2) 224 (9.0) 974 (20)