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Table 2 Characteristics of participants (N = 201)

From: Public preferences and priorities for end-of-life care in Kenya: a population-based street survey

Gender  
Female 100 (49.8%)
Male 101 (50.2%)
Education level  
Did not attend school 2 (1.0%)
Primary education 18 (9.0%)
Secondary education 160 (79.6%)
Completed bachelors degree 21 (10.4%)
Religion  
Christian 195 (97%)
Muslim 4 (2.0%)
African religion 1 (0.5%)
Jehovah’s witness 1 (0.5%
Urbanisation  
Urban 143 (71.1%)
Peri-urban 44 (21.9%)
Rural 14 (7.0%)
Province where they were born  
Central 66 (33.2%)
Nairobi 31 (15.6%)
Western 29 (14.6%)
Rift Valley 28 (14.1%)
Eastern 26 (13.1%)
Nyanza 16 (8.0%)
Coast 3 (1.5%)
Tribe to which they belong  
Kikuyu 90 (44.8%)
Luhya 36 (17.9%)
Kamba 18 (9.0%)
Kisii 16 (8.0%)
Kalenjin 14 (7.0%)
Meru 11 (5.5%)
Luo 5 (2.5%)
Embu 3 (1.5%)
Maasai 2 (1.0%)
Digo 1 (0.5%)
Giriana 1 (0.5%)
Mbeere 1 (0.5%)
Nandi 1 (0.5%)
Nubian 1 (0.5%)
Turkana 1 (0.5%)
Experience of death and dying  
Close relative of friend died in the last five years 153 (77.3%)
Close relative or friend diagnosed with serious illness in last five years 88 (44.4%)
Supported and cared for close relative or friend in last months of life 84 (42.6%)
Personally diagnosed with serious illness in last five years 8 (4.0%)