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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Existence, triggers, and coping with chronic sorrow: a qualitative study of caretakers of children with sickle cell disease in a National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda

Variable Frequency
Age (years)
  < 30 2
 30–39 8
  > 40 2
Sex
 Female 10
 Male 2
Religion
 Catholic 3
 Protestant 5
 Moslem 3
 Born again 1
Marital status
 Married 8
 Separated/divorced 3
 Single 1
Level of education
 Primary 3
 Secondary 5
 Tertiary 2
Relationship with child
 Biological Child 11
 Not Biological Child 1
Duration with SCD (years)
  < 3 3
 4–5 8
  > 6 1