Table 1

Demographic profile of study population

DRCBurundiTotalP value
N=89N=64N=153
Age, mean (SD)34.9 (20.4)33.3 (19.7)34.2 (20.0)0.63
Age category (years)0.67
 Under 1817 (19.1%)15 (23.4%)32 (20.9%)
 18–2922 (24.7%)12 (18.8%)34 (22.2%)
 30–4423 (25.8%)19 (29.7%)42 (27.5%)
 45–5912 (13.5%)11 (17.2%)23 (15.0%)
 60 or older15 (16.9%)7 (10.9%)22 (14.4%)
Sex0.59
 Male31 (34.8%)25 (39.1%)56 (36.6%)
 Female58 (65.2%)39 (60.9%)97 (63.4%)
Education0.004
 None31 (34.8%)20 (31.7%)51 (33.6%)
 Primary school19 (21.3%)29 (46.0%)48 (31.6%)
 Secondary school37 (41.6%)12 (19.0%)49 (32.2%)
 Higher education (eg, college degree)2 (2.2%)2 (3.2%)4 (2.6%)
Occupation0.20
 Unemployed50 (56.2%)29 (45.3%)79 (51.6%)
 Farmer11 (12.4%)16 (25.0%)27 (17.6%)
 Small business4 (4.5%)2 (3.1%)6 (3.9%)
 Self-employed7 (7.9%)3 (4.7%)10 (6.5%)
 Mother of the home8 (9.0%)3 (4.7%)11 (7.2%)
 Other9 (10.1%)11 (17.2%)20 (13.1%)
Marital status0.64
 Married42 (47.2%)28 (43.8%)70 (45.8%)
 Unmarried24 (27.0%)15 (23.4%)39 (25.5%)
 Divorced4 (4.5%)6 (9.4%)10 (6.5%)
 Other19 (21.3%)15 (23.4%)34 (22.2%)
Religion0.93
 Christian82 (92.1%)58 (90.6%)140 (91.5%)
 Muslim5 (5.6%)4 (6.3%)9 (5.9%)
 Other2 (2.2%)2 (3.1%)4 (2.6%)
Literacy0.93
 No34 (38.2%)24 (37.5%)58 (37.9%)
 Yes55 (61.8%)40 (62.5%)95 (62.1%)
  • DRC, Democratic Republic of the Congo.