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Table 1 Demographic details of study sample compared to population figures.

From: How do Zimbabweans value health states?

  Sample Frequency Sample proportion % (95% CI) Population proportion % (95% CI)
Gender*    
Males 904 38.3 (36.3–40.3) 52.8 (52.4–53.1)
Females 1,457 61.7 (59.7–63.7) 47.3 (46.9–47.6)
Total 2,361   
Missing 23   
Age category*    
15–24 years 1,097 46.2 (44.2–48.2) 38.9 (38.6–39.3)
25–34 years 781 32.9 (31.0–34.8) 30.3 (30.0–30.7)
35–44 years 268 11.3 (11.0–12.6) 15.5 (15.2–15.8)
45–54 years 162 6.8 (5.8–7.9) 8.0 (7.7–8.2)
55–64 years 49 2.1 (1.5–2.7) 4.8 (4.6–5.0)
65+ years 17 0.7 (0.4–1.1) 2.4 (2.3–2.6)
Total 2,374   
Missing 10   
Education Levels    
10 or fewer years 458 19.2 (17.7–20.9) 48.9 (48.8–49.1)
11–13 years 1,600 67.1 (65.2–69.0) 48.4 (48.3–48.5)
Post school 18 0.8 (0.49–1.2) 2.6 (2.6–2.7)
Total 2,076   
Missing 308   
Occupation    
Scholar/studying further 361 16.8 (15.2–18.4) 11.6 (11.6–11.7)
Employed 718 33.3 (31.3–35.4) 54.2 (54.1–54.3)
Unemployed 1,075 49.9 (47.8–52.0) 34.2 (34.1–34.3)
Total 2,154   
Missing 230   
Accommodation status    
Owner 740 34.8 (36.9–34.8) 30
Renting 169 7.9 (6.8–9.2) 7
Lodging 961 45.2 (43.1–47.3) 48
Other 256 12.0 (10.7–13.5) 15
Total 2,126   
Missing 258   
  1. *Compared to Highfield population, 1992 [28]. Compared to Harare Province population, 1992 [28].