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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants across qualitative and quantitative study phases

From: Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women

  Qualitative Participants Quantitative Participants
n = 33 n = 60
n % n %
Current Age (median, IQR) 30 (24–37) 28 (21–36)
Age at Fistula (median, IQR) 22.5 (18–28) 22.5 (18–31)
Time Lived with Fistula
  < 1 Month 0 0.0 8 13.3
 1–3 Months 0 0.0 19 31.7
 3–12 Months 4 12.1 8 13.3
 1–2 Years 13 39.4 3 5.0
 3–5 Years 2 6.1 5 8.3
  > 5 Years 14 42.4 17 28.3
Infant Survival, Fistula-Related Delivery 10 30.3 17 28.3
District
 Kampala 3 9.1 10 16.7
 Luweero 4 12.1 3 5.0
 Mityana 1 3.0 5 8.3
 Mubende 5 15.2 6 10.0
 Mukono 2 6.1 4 6.7
 Wakiso 8 24.2 18 30.0
 Othera 10 30.3 14 23.3
Living Situation
 Aloneb 3 9.1 13 31.6
 Husbandb 25 75.8 24 40.0
 Adult childrenb 1 3.0 4 6.7
 Parentsb 0 0.0 8 13.3
 Otherb 4 13.2 11 18.4
Living Children (median, IQR) 2 (1–3) 1 (0–3)
Educational Attainment
 None 2 6.1 10 16.7
 Some Primary 19 57.6 24 40.0
 Completed Primary 4 12.1 17 28.3
 Any Secondary 8 24.2 9 15.0
Occupation
 None 11 33.3 35 58.3
 Vendor/Shopkeeper 4 12.1 5 8.3
 Farmer 11 33.3 15 25.0
 Other 7 21.3 5 8.3
Primary Source Financial Support
 Self 11 33.3 18 30.0
 Husband 21 63.6 21 35.0
 Other 1 3.0 21 35.0
Household Assets
 Piped Water 5 15.2 9 15.0
 Flush/pour flush toilet 2 6.1 4 6.7
 Electricity 10 30.3 26 43.3
 Radio 29 87.9 35 58.3
 Television 13 39.4 17 28.3
 Mobile phone 29 87.9 39 65.0
 Refrigerator 3 9.1 26 43.3
  1. a maximum 2 participants per each ‘other’ district; b with or without young children; iqr = interquartile range