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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the sample (n = 203)

From: Cross-sectional study of drivers of animal-source food consumption in low-income urban areas of Nairobi, Kenya

Variable Categories Mean SD
Area/montha Dagoretti/December’13 0.296 0.457
Dagoretti/January’14 0.197 0.399
Korogocho/January’14 0.143 0.351
Korogocho/February’14 0.365 0.482
Sex of the head of the householda Female 0.251 0.435
Male 0.749  
Education of the head of the householda Primary education 0.414 0.494
Secondary, technical skills, college 0.365 0.482
Not known/nonec 0.222 0.416
Level of household income (KESb)a Less than 1,000 (<11.5$) 0.064 0.245
1,001–5,000 (11.5–58$) 0.463 0.450
5,001–10,000 (58–116$) 0.330 0.471
10,001–20,000 (116–232$) 0.143 0.351
Does the household own their propertya Rented 0.847 0.361
Owned (or parents owned) 0.153  
Does the household own animals (excluding pets)a Yes 0.291 0.486
No 0.709  
Average number of household members   5 2.2
Share of male adults in the household   0.218 0.123
Average number of children in the household   2.6 1.7
  1. acategorical variables
  2. bKenyan Shillings
  3. cThree households reported that the head of household had no education and for 45 households the education level was unknown