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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents of IDP Camps Respondents in Borno State

From: Effect of beneficiary participation in program design and implementation on satisfaction and acceptability among internally displaced persons in Borno, Nigeria

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Sex
 Male 135 48.6
 Female 143 51.4
Age categorized (years)
 < 26 59 21.2
 26-35 82 29.5
 36-45 70 25.2
 46+ 67 24.1
Ethnicity
 Kanuri 183 65.8
 Shuwa 39 14.0
 Hausa 16 5.8
 Other 40 14.4
Marital status
 Single 20 7.2
 Married 218 78.4
 Divorced 10 3.6
 Widowed 30 10.8
Occupation before displacement
 Farming/fishing 43 15.5
 Housewife 33 11.9
 Trading 83 29.9
 Knitting 36 12.9
 Public service 18 6.5
 Other 65 23.4
Duration of stay on the camp (years)
 < 5 89 32.0
 ≥ 5 189 68.0
Do you have children
 Yes 253 91.0
 No 25 9.0