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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Congolese women living in Kampala, Uganda

From: Conflict-related violence and mental health among self-settled Democratic Republic of Congo female refugees in Kampala, Uganda – a respondent driven sampling survey

Characteristic Value (n = 580) Weighted percentage (95% CI)
Age
 18–24 121 20.3 (16.1–25.3)
 25–34 210 37.1 (31.5–43.1)
 35+ 249 42.6 (36.7–48.8)
Mean age 33.7 (32.3–35.0)
Residence in DRC (Province)
 North Kivu 354 65.8 (59.2–71.8)
 South Kivu 153 31.2 (25.3–37.7)
 Other 17 3.1 (1.4–6.4)
Duration of residence in Uganda
 1–5 years 442 78.1 (73.1–82.4)
 6–10 years 115 19.4 (15.3–24.4)
  > 10 years 23 2.5 (1.4–4.2)
Mean duration 4.1 (3.8–4.4)
Education (Years in school)
 No school 42 10.2 (6.8–15.0)
 Primary (1–7 years) 189 35.9 (30.3–42.0)
 Secondary (8–12 years) 269 41.8 (36.1–47.9)
 Higher education (13+ years) 80 12.0 (8.6–16.5)
Mean years in school 8.2 (7.6–8.7)
Marital status
 Never married 175 27.2 (22.4–32.6)
 Married 222 42.5 (36.6–48.7)
 Divorced/Separated 81 12.8 (8.3–19.6)
 Widowed 102 17.5 (13.0–23.0)
Lives with family 485 79.5 (73.7–84.3)
Current work
 Manual labor 227 34.0 (28.6–39.9)
 Skilled labor 24 5.3 (2.9–9.6)
 Study 14 3.0 (1.4–6.3)
 Unemployed 227 42.7 (36.7–48.8)
 Other 88 15.1 (11.3–19.7)
 Currently employed (Yes) 339 54.4 (42.9–69.2)
Lived in a refugee camp before living in Kampala 109 22.8 (17.9–28.4)
Source of refugee assistance/support
 Refugee Law Project 132 20.6 (16.3–25.6)
 Interaid 362 59.0 (52.9–64.9)
 UNHCR 155 23.8 (19.3–29.1)
 At least one 478 80.4 (85.0–74.8)
 None 102 19.6 (15.0–25.2)