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Table 1 Distribution of estimated cost among respondents

From: Cost of the medical management and prescription pattern for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in Ghana–a retrospective cross-sectional study from three referral facilities

Demographics Male Female Total cost (Ghcb)
Age (years)    
 ≤30 0 (0a) 2 (4.7) 1950 (2.4)
 31–40 1 (2.4) 1 (2.3) 1950 (2.4)
 41–50 9 (22.0) 4 (9.3) 12592 (15.5)
 51–60 6 (14.6) 6 (14.0) 11617 (14.30
 61–70 10 (24.4) 9 (20.9) 18360 (22.6)
 70+ 15 (36.6) 21 (48.8) 34769 (42.8)
Educational level   
 No formal education 4 (9.8) 21 (48.8) 24127 (29.7)
 Primary/Basic 12 (29.3) 12 (27.9) 23234 (28.6)
 Secondary/Technical/ 9 (22.0) 4 (9.3) 12592 (15.5)
 Vocational   
 Post-secondary/Tertiary 16 (39.0) 6 (14.0) 21284 (26.2)
Income (Ghcb)   
 0–599 31 (75.6) 42 (97.7) 70676 (87.0)
 600–999 6 (14.6) 4 (9.8) 5687 (7.0)
 >1000 4 (9.8) 1 (2.3) 4874 (6.0)
Total N = 41 (100) N = 43 (100) 81237 (100)
  1. apercentages are in parenthesis bGhana cedi (2Gh¢ = $1 in 2012 in nominal terms)