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Table 1 Descriptive table of household-level determinants of snakebites to illustrate differences in association of SES and snakebites and access to health care resources by region

From: Snakebite victim profiles and treatment-seeking behaviors in two regions of Kenya: results from a health demographic surveillance system

  Kwale Mbita
[ALL] No bite Bite p [ALL] No bite Bite p
N = 8756 N = 8303 N = 453 N = 9174 N = 9082 N = 92
SES_quants
      Least poor 1189 (20.4%) 1158 (20.6%) 31 (15.0%) 0.056 1477 (16.8%) 1461 (16.8%) 16 (18.2%) 0.874
      2 1179 (20.2%) 1132 (20.1%) 47 (22.8%) 1713 (19.5%) 1694 (19.4%) 19 (21.6%)
      3 1098 (18.8%) 1067 (19.0%) 31 (15.0%) 1853 (21.0%) 1833 (21.0%) 20 (22.7%)
      4 1177 (20.2%) 1123 (19.9%) 54 (26.2%) 1759 (20.0%) 1745 (20.0%) 14 (15.9%)
      Poorest 1193 (20.4%) 1150 (20.4%) 43 (20.9%) 2004 (22.8%) 1985 (22.8%) 19 (21.6%)
Distance to health facility (kms) 3.48 (2.07) 3.41 (2.06) 4.73 (1.71) <0.001 1.92 (1.16) 1.92 (1.16) 1.70 (1.15) 0.063
Distance to tertiary facility (kms) 7.17 (4.56) 7.17 (4.62) 7.20 (3.11) 0.844 10.1 (4.33) 10.1 (4.33) 11.2 (4.91) 0.027
  1. Results for SES are counts and percentages. Means and standard deviations for distance measures are presented for continuous variables