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Table 2 Social and economic background information of mothers participating in in-depth interviews

From: Programmatic implications for promotion of handwashing behavior in an internally displaced persons camp in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

VariablesRespondents (N = 18)
Age of mother (years)
- Average29
- Range16–43
Religion
- Protestant17
- Catholic1
Years of formal education
- None14
- Range among those who attended school (2–8 years)4
Marital status
- Married16
- Single1
- Divorced1
Average number of children3.8
Occupation prior to residence in camp
- Farmer16
- Small commerce1
- Housewife1
Occupation in camp
- Day labor (porter, artisanal mining)13
- Small commerce3
- None2
Number of months spent in camp
- Average31
- Range16–36
Occupation of husband before entering camp
- Farming14
- Small commerce1
- Phone repair1
- Student1
- No response1
Occupation of husband while living in camp
- Day labor (porter, artisanal mining)11
- Farming3
- Small commerce1
- Phone repair1
- No work2
Average household size6
Household assets
- Radio18
- Mattress18
- Phone18
- Animals5
- Bicycle1
- Chair1