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Table 1 Background characteristics of the women included in the present study

From: Patients satisfaction with healthcare delivery in Ghana

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age
 15–25 1103 31.5
 26–35 1314 37.5
 36–49 1090 31.0
Highest level of education
 No formal education 688 19.6
 Basic 554 15.8
 Secondary 1959 55.9
 Tertiary 306 8.7
Religion
 Traditional 140 4.0
 Islam 597 17.0
 Christian 2770 79.0
Region
 Western 324 9.2
 Central 285 8.1
 Greater 682 19.4
 Volta 295 8.4
 Eastern 330 9.4
 Ashanti 703 20.0
 Brong Ahafo 335 9.6
 Northern 279 8.0
 Upper East 169 4.8
 Upper West 105 3.0
Place of residence
 Urban 1958 55.8
 Rural 1549 44.2
Employment
 Unemployed 674 19.2
 Employed 2833 80.8
Wealth index
 Poorest 543 15.5
 Poorer 560 16.0
 Middle 725 20.7
 Richer 790 22.5
 Richest 889 25.3
Payment option
 Cash 1004 28.6
 Insurance 2240 63.9
 Cash & Insurance 263 7.5