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Table 2 Number of orphans by kind of parents they have lost

From: Role of traditional healers in psychosocial support in caring for the orphans: A case of Dar-es Salaam City, Tanzania

Number of children By sex Kind of parent who has died Total
  father mother Both parents  
male 15 (20.8%) 11 (15.3%) 7 (9.7%) 33 (45.8%)
Female 17 (23.6%) 14 (19.4% 8 (11.1%) 39 (54.2%)
Total 32 (44.4%) 25 (34.7%) 15 (20.8%) 72 (100%)