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Table 1 Respondent characteristics

From: Development, reliability and validity of the Chichewa WHOQOL-BREF in adults in lilongwe, Malawi

  Total respondents (n = 309)  
Respondent characteristics n %
Category   
Sick (KCH) 259 83.8 %
Healthy (KCH) 26 8.4 %
Healthy (village) 24 7.8 %
Gender   
male 121 39.2 %
female 188 60.8 %
Education   
None 18 5.8 %
Primary 99 32.0 %
Secondary 139 45.0 %
Tertiary 53 17.2 %
Marital Status   
Single 69 22.3 %
Married 181 58.6 %
Living as Married 8 2.6 %
Separated 11 3.6 %
Divorced 13 4.2 %
Widowed 27 8.7 %
Age mean 36.8
  std. dev. 13.7
  min. 17
  max. 80