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Table 1 Distribution of demographic characteristics of CAB members (N = 73)

From: Capacity of community advisory boards for effective engagement in clinical research: a mixed methods study

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Sex
 Female 30 41.1
 Male 43 58.9
Age (years)   
 < 30 6 8.2
 30–39 11 15.1
 40–49 23 31.5
 50–59 21 28.8
 60–69 11 15.1
 70+ 1 1.4
Highest level of school completed
 None 1 1.4
 Primary 3 4.1
 Secondary 17 23.3
 Tertiary/university 52 71.2
Main occupation
 Formal employment 10 13.7
 Farming 13 17.8
 Business 45 61.6
 Other 5 6.9
Marital status
 Married/co-habiting 54 74.0
 Widow/divorced/separated 7 9.6
 Never married 12 16.4