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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (N = 323)

From: The practice of integrated healthcare and the experiences of people in Ghana’s Ashanti region

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Sex
 Males 170 52.6
 Females 153 47.4
Age (years)
 Range: 18 – 80   
 Mean ± SD: 33.6, 15.9   
 Below 20 44 13.6
 20-29 138 42.7
 30-39 54 16.7
 40-49 30 9.3
 50+ 57 17.7
Marital status
 Unmarried 188 58.2
 Ever married 135 41.8
Educational level
 Secondary/Senior High School 112 34.7
 Middle/Junior High School 95 29.4
 No formal education 58 18.0
 Primary 29 9.0
 Tertiary 29 9.0
Occupation
 Trading 99 30.7
 Other Specify (driver, mechanic, shop attendant) 68 21.1
 Artisan 62 19.2
 Student 51 15.8
 Farming 29 9.0
 Government employee 14 4.3
Religion
 Christian 240 74.3
 Non-Christian (Islam and Traditional) 83 25.7
Ethnicity
 Akan 211 65.3
 Mole Dagbani 98 30.3
 Ga/Ewe/Guan 14 4.3
Geographical location
 Urban (Kumasi metropolis) 162 50.1
 Rural (Offinso North) 161 49.9
Household size
 5 or more 191 59.1
 Below 5 132 40.9
Household monthly income (GH Cedis)
 0-499 148 45.8
 500-999 108 33.4
 1000-1499 40 12.4
 1500+ 27 8.4
  1. GH Ghanaian, SD standard deviation