Table 1

Baseline socio-economic characteristics of study participants

Characteristics

Categories

% (n)

[95%CI]


Age groups (years)

< 25

14.8 (40)

[10.7, 19.6]

25–35

48.5(131)

[42.4, 54.6]

> 35

36.7(99)

[30.9, 42.7]

Formal education (years)

None

53.7 (145)

[47.5, 59.8]

1–9

42.6 (115)

[36.6, 48.7]

> 9

3.7 (10)

[1.7, 6.7]

Primary occupation

Farming

62.2 (168)

[56.1, 68.0]

Trading

34.1 (92)

[28.4, 40.1]

Others

3.7 (10)

[1.7, 6.7]

Marital status

Married

91.9 (248)

[87.9, 94.8]

Single

2.6 (7)

[1.0, 5.3]

Others

5.6 (15)

[3.1, 9.0]

Religion

Christianity

71.9 (194)

[66.0, 77.1]

Islam

0.7 (2)

[0.1, 2.1]

African traditional

27.4 (74)

[22.1, 33.1]


The table shows the various categories of baseline socioecominc characteristics of the study participants.

Oduro et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2008 9:12   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-9-12

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