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Table 5 Socio-demographic characteristics and knowledge about TM integration into health system

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

Variables Yes No p-value
  n % n %  
Sex      < 0.001
 Male 130 76.5 40 23.5  
 Female 84 54.9 69 45.1  
Age      0.731
 Below 20 30 68.2 14 31.8  
 20-29 96 69.9 42 30.4  
 30-39 35 64.8 19 35.2  
 40-49 19 63.3 11 36.7  
 50+ 34 59.6 23 40.4  
Marital status      0.013
 Unmarried 135 71.8 53 28.2  
 Ever married 79 58.5 56 41.5  
Educational level      0.378
 Secondary/Senior High School 78 69.6 34 30.4  
 Middle/Junior High School (JHS) 66 69.5 29 30.5  
 No formal education 34 58.6 24 41.4  
 Tertiary 20 69.0 9 31.0  
 Primary 16 55.2 13 44.8  
Occupationa      0.901
 Trading 63 63.6 36 36.4  
 Other Specify 47 69.1 21 30.9  
 Artisan 42 67.7 20 32.3  
 Student 35 68.6 16 31.4  
 Farming 17 58.6 12 41.4  
 Government employee 10 71.4 4 28.6  
Geographical location      0.001
 Urban (Kumasi metropolis) 122 75.3 40 24.7  
 Rural (Offinso north) 92 57.1 69 42.9  
Religiona      0.055
 Christianity 167 69.9 73 30.4  
 Islam 46 57.5 34 42.5  
 Traditional 1 33.3 2 66.7  
Ethnicity      0.126
 Akan 148 70.1 63 29.9  
 Mole Dagbani 58 59.2 40 40.8  
 Ga/Ewe/Guan 8 57.1 6 42.9  
Household size      < 0.001
 5 or more 110 57.6 81 42.4  
 Below 5 104 78.8 28 21.2  
HH monthly Income (GH Cedis)a      0.119
 0-499 99 66.9 49 33.1  
 500-999 66 61.1 42 38.9  
 1000-1499 26 65.0 14 35.0  
 1500+ 23 85.2 4 14.8  
  1. aFisher exact test