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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Does capitation payment under national health insurance affect subscribers’ trust in their primary care provider? a cross-sectional survey of insurance subscribers in Ghana

Variables (N=383) Frequency (%) Urban (%) Rural (%)
Gender
 Male 66 (17) 40 (60) 26 (40)
 Female 317 (83) 162 (51) 155 (49)
Age
 18-31 121 (32) 61 (50) 60 (50)
 32-45 119 (31) 65 (55) 54 (45)
 46-59 66 (17) 31 (47) 35 (53)
 60-74 42 (11) 28 (67) 14 (33)
 75+ 35 (9) 17 (49) 18 (51)
Marital status
 Married 230 (60) 119 (52) 111 (48)
 Never married 61 (16) 34 (56) 27 (44)
 Divorced 20 (5) 13 (65) 7 (35)
 Widowed 60 (16) 29 (48) 31 (52)
 Other 12 (3) 7 (58) 5 (42)
Education
 Tertiary 27 (7) 21 (78) 6 (22)
 Secondary/SHS 57 (15) 42 (74) 15 (26)
 Middle/JSS 157 (41) 74 (47) 83 (53)
 Primary 54 (14) 27 (50) 27 (50)
 Never attended school 88 (23) 38 (43) 50 (57)
Employment status
 Formal 50 (13) 28 (56) 22 (44)
 Self-employed 209 (55) 98 (47) 111 (53)
 Retired 34 (9) 22 (65) 12 (35)
 Unemployed 90 (23) 54 (60) 36 (40)
Length of NHIS membership
 ≤2 years 30 (8) 16 (53) 14 (47)
 2-3 year 24 (6) 9 (38) 15 (62)
 3-5 years 57 (15) 25 (44) 32 (56)
 > 5 years 167 (44) 88 (53) 79 (47)
 No response 105 (27) 64 (61) 41 (39)
Used NHIS card past 2 years
 Yes 360 (94) 193 (54) 167 (46)
 No 23 (6) 9 (39) 14 (61)
  1. Source: Authors’ household survey, 2014