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Table 2 Sample characteristics of Ugandan IDP respondents (N = 1210)

From: Factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression amongst internally displaced persons in northern Uganda

Characteristics Number (%)
Number of women 727 (60.1)
Age, mean 35.3 years
Religion  
   Catholic 927 (76.6)
   Protestant 167 (13.8)
   Born again Christian 101 (8.4)
   other 15 (1.2)
Ethnicity  
   Acholi 1,098 (90.7)
   Lango 88 (7.3)
   Other 24 (2.0)
Marital status  
   married/co-habiting 926 (76.5)
   single 72 (6.0)
   separated* 212 (17.5)
Education level  
   never attended school 380 (31.4)
   completed primary school 711 (58.8)
   completed secondary school 119 (9.8)
Personal income of previous month §  
   <25,000 UGS 732 (60.5)
   25,000–50,000 UGS 230 (19.0)
   >50,000 UGS 238 (19.7)
   refused to answer 10 (0.8)
Period since left village  
   Less than 12 months 20 (1.7)
   1 – 2 years 69 (5.7)
   3 – 5 years 277 (22.9)
   5 – 10 years 479 (39.6)
   More than 10 years 345 (28.5)
   Don't Know 20 (1.7)
Number of camps lived in  
   1 camp 711 (58.8)
   2 camps 386 (31.90)
   3 or more camps 113 (9.3)
  1. Abbreviations: UGS, Ugandan shillings
  2. §1 USD = 1800 UGS at time of survey
  3. * Separated: divorced/separated, widowed, forcibly separated