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Table 3 Social and economic characteristics by gender

From: Legacies of humanitarian neglect: long term experiences of children who returned from the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda

Characteristic Females Males
Education
 Percent returned to formal schooling (n) 29 (19) 51 (75)
 Percent dropped out before completing primary school 68 49
 Percent still enrolled in formal education 0 5
 Percent completed primary school 26 15
 Percent completed secondary school 5 24
GUSCO Skills Training
 Percent received any training (n) 34 (22) 22 (32)
 Percent still using skills 23 16
Eking out a living
 Percent cultivating subsistence crops (n) 93 (52) 90 (118)
 Of those cultivating crops, percent participating in other work 60 47
 Of those cultivating crops, percent enrolled in full-time education 0 0
 Percent not cultivating subsistence crops (n) 7 (4) 10 (15)
 Of those not cultivating crops, percent participating in other work 25 67
 Of those not cultivating crops, percent enrolled in full-time education 0 33