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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Can she make it? Transportation barriers to accessing maternal and child health care services in rural Ghana

Characteristic Male Female Total
Sample Size 40 45 85
Marital Status    
Married 27 40 67
Divorced/Widowed/Never Married 13 5 18
Mean age 49.1 40.2 44.5
Economic Activities    
Farming 39 37 76
Trading 0 6 6
Handworks 1 2 3
Mean annual household income in Ghana cedis (GH¢) 369.4 252.2 307.3
Number of Children    
Less than 3 children in household 6 12 18
Between 3 to 5 children in household 20 26 46
More than 5 children in a household 14 7 21
Role in CHPS    
Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) 2 4 6
Community Health Committee (CHC) members 5 4 9
Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) --- 4 4
Others 33 33 66