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Table 1 Socio-demographic data of participants

From: A cross-case analyses of laboratory professionals-patients interaction for patients accessing laboratory services at University of Cape Coast hospital and Ewim Polyclinic in the Cape Coast Metropolis, Ghana

Variable UCC hospital Ewim Polyclinic
Age (years)
 18–20 1 (2.2) 3 (6.8)
 21–29 18 (40.0) 11 (25.0)
 30–39 17 (37.8) 15 (34.1)
 40–49 9 (20.0) 8 (18.2)
 50–59 0 (0.0) 4 (9.1)
  ≥ 60 0 (0.0) 3 (6.8)
Sex
 Female 29 (64.4) 34 (77.3)
 Male 16 (35.6) 10 (22.7)
Highest educational attainment
 No formal education 1 (2.2) 3 (6.8)
 Primary 1 (2.2) 4 (9.1)
 JHS 6 (13.3) 0 (0.0)
 Secondary 10 (22.2) 24 (54.5)
 Tertiary 23 (51.1) 9 (20.5)
 Vocational 4 (8.9) 4 (9.1)
  1. JHS Junior high school