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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of the Respondents (N = 216)

From: Prevalence and modes of complementary and alternative medicine use among peasant farmers with musculoskeletal pain in a rural community in South-Western Nigeria

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
Age   
<25 yrs 38 17.6
25-34 yrs 36 16.7
35-44 yrs 57 26.4
45-54 yrs 38 17.6
55-64 yrs 18 8.3
>65 yrs 29 13.4
Sex   
Male 108 50.0
Female 108 50.0
Marital Status   
Single 34 15.7
Married 180 83.3
Separated 2 0.9
Religion   
Islam 167 77.3
Christianity 41 19.0
Others 8 3.7
Educational qualification   
Primary 42 19.4
Secondary 38 17.6
Tertiary 2 0.9
None 134 62.0
Ethnicity   
Yoruba 166 76.9
Igbo 5 2.3
Togolese 15 6.9
Others 30 13.9
Monthly Income   
<N7500 171 79.2
N7500-N15000 34 15.7
N15000-N50000 11 5.1
  1. N Naira. N165.50 at the time of the study was equivalent to $1