Table 1: Demographic characteristics.

Total number of respondents
Age (mean ± SD)27 ± 5.6
Range: 17–40
Pregnant ( [%])11 (22%)
Gestational months of pregnancy () (mean ± SD)5.7 ± 2.1
Range: 3–9
Number of children under 5 years of age (mean ± SD)2.8 ± 1.6
Range: 0–8
Number of children under five years ( [%])
 05 (10%)
 122 (44%)
 219 (38%)
 34 (8%)
Highest education attained ( [%])
 Attended up to
  Primary school27 (54%)
  Secondary school17 (34%)
  Tertiary schooling2 (4%)
  Never attended school4 (8%)
Literacy ( [%])
 Read sample text completely31 (62%)
 Read sample text partially7 (14%)
 Unable to read sample text12 (24%)
Able to write name legibly ( [%])
 Yes44 (88%)
 No6 (12%)
Occupation ( [%])
 Farmer36 (72%)
 Salaried employee5 (10%)
 Own shop3 (6%)
 Other casual labor6 (12%)
Average monthly income (mean ± SD)162,250 UGX
Range: 5,000–1,500,000