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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Assessment of drug therapy problems among patients with cervical cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya

Variables Frequency Percent
Age (years)
 29–39 10 12.3
 40–50 24 29.6
  ≥ 51 47 58.0
Marital status
 Single 20 24.7
 Married 61 75.3
Level of education
 Illiterate 10 12.3
 Primary 44 54.3
 Secondary 25 30.9
 Tertiary 2 2.5
 Occupation   
 Housewife 24 29.6
 Retired 9 11.1
 Merchant 5 6.2
 Unemployed 19 23.5
 Farmer 16 19.8
 Daily labourer 4 4.9
 Private employee 3 3.7
 Other 1 1.2
Monthly family income (USD)
 Very low (<100) 59 72.8
 Low (100–200) 18 22.2
 Average (200–500) 4 4.9
Number of drugs per patient
  < 5 31 38.3
 5–9 40 49.4
  > =10 10 12.3