Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of household heads (HHs) and mothers from Chipata and Monze.

AgeMean ± SDMin.Max.

Age of HHs (yr)39235.6 ± 11.721786
30440.4 ± 15.81794
Age of mothers (yr)39226.9 ± 8.171550
30427.2 ± 7.951549
Chipata percent (N)Monze percent (N)
Marital status
Head of householdSingle3.14 (22)1 (7)
Married, monogamously40.57 (284)28.57 (200)
Married, polygamously6.86 (48)8.71 (61)
Separated0.57 (4)1.43 (10)
Divorced1.43 (10)1 (7)
Widow(er)3.57 (25)3.14 (22)
MothersSingle10 (70)8.43 (59)
Married, monogamously38 (266)25 (175)
Married, polygamously3.86 (27)7.43 (52)
Separated0.86 (6)0.86 (6)
Divorced2.29 (16)1.71 (12)
Widow(er)1.14 (8)0.43 (3)
Educational level
Head of householdNone7.29 (51)1.86 (13)
Primary not completed19.43 (136)8.71 (61)
Primary completed15.14 (106)12.43 (87)
Secondary not completed10 (70)16.71 (117)
Secondary completed3.71 (26)3.29 (23)
Tertiary not completed0.14 (1)0.14 (1)
Tertiary completed0.29 (2)0.43 (3)
University completed0.14 (1)0.29 (2)
MothersNone8.43 (59)1.29 (9)
Primary not completed23 (161)10.86 (76)
Primary completed12.71 (89)11.86 (83)
Secondary not completed11.43 (80)18.86 (132)
Secondary completed0.29 (2)0.86 (6)
Tertiary not completed0.14 (1)0.14 (1)
University completed0.14 (1)0 (0)