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Table 1 Weighted population characteristics: Kenyan adult household-based population (916 respondents)

From: A national population-based assessment of 2007–2008 election-related violence in Kenya

Characteristic Weighted %a(95% CI)
All respondents Respondents reporting at least one violation
Demographics
 Female 58.1 (53.5–62.6) 66.6 (61.0–72.2)
 Male 41.9 (37.4–46.5) 33.4 (27.8–39.0)
 Mean age in years 37.7 (36.3–39.1) 37.4 (35.4–39.3)
 Mean household size 6.9 (6.3–7.5) 6.9 (6.1–7.7)
 Marital status
  Married 70.8 (66.7–74.9) 73.1 (67.7–78.4)
  Never married 18.8 (15.5–22.1) 16.8 (12.3–23.4)
  Widowed 5.7 (3.9–7.4) 5.9 (3.5–8.3)
  Divorced or separated 1.8 (0.9–2.7) 3.1 (1.3–4.9)
  Other 2.8 (1.8–4.4) 1.4 (0.6–2.9)
 Ethnic group (two-most frequently reported)
  Kikuyu 21.8 (16.5–27.0) 20.8 (13.3–28.3)
  Luhya 13.8 (11.1–16.5) 17.0 (12.6–21.3)
Religionb
 Christian 87.6 (84.0–91.2) 92.6 (88.2–97.0)
 Muslim 9.8 (6.9–12.6) 4.7 (0.5–8.9)
 Other 3.4 (2.2–4.5) 3.6 (1.6–5.2)
Education/schooling
 Finished primary 20.9 (17.6–24.1) 21.0 (15.9–26.0)
 Finished secondary 22.9 (18.9–26.9) 21.4 (15.6–27.2)
 Finished tertiary 8.0 (5.2–10.8) 8.2 (4.8–11.6)
 No education/schooling 11.8 (7.7–16.0) 11.0 (5.3–16.7)
Education/schooling interrupted by 2007 election 13.6 (10.0–17.2)  
 Resumed after election 85.5 (75.3–95.8)  
Household owns land 56.7 (50.7–62.3) 53.8 (46.7–60.9)
Lost land as result of 2007 election 11.0 (8.2–13.8)  
  1. Source: Study Database. Survey results are representative of the adult household-based population in Kenya in September 2011. aAll statistics are weighted percentages unless otherwise noted; the sum of column percentages for categorical variables (e.g., ethnic group) might exceed 100 due to rounding. bRespondents were allowed to select more than one religion. Note: Column values in bold represent percentages for which there are statistically significant differences at or below the .05 level (adjusted Wald test of association used to test group differences) between “all respondents” and “respondents reporting at least one violation”. For a detailed version of the table, please see the Additional file 1.