Table 1

Extent of insurance coverage by background characteristics
Variable Correlates N = 4910 Proportion registered
Wealth index* Poorest 546 29.9
Poorer 607 32.42
Middle 601 38.49
Richer 607 45.67
Richest 573 49.44
Region* Coastal 1509 29.86
Central 967 49.53
Northern 459 45.36
Respondent education* None 699 32.68
Primary 679 31.18
Secondary 1477 45.06
Higher 79 58.34
Age* 15-19 628 38.56
20-24 571 34.78
25-29 486 41.56
30-34 366 43.34
35-39 365 42.57
40-44 258 44.99
45-49 259 39.44
Religion* Orthodox Christian 786 45.26
Pentecostal/Other Christian 1430 39.64
Moslem 444 39.82
Traditional 159 22.38
No religion 116 27.55
Health decision-making Alone 406 44.21
Respondent & partner 697 45.42
Partner alone/Someone 542 41.40
Small household purchases Alone 342 42.63
Respondent & partner 666 45.69
Partner alone/Someone 637 42.5
Large household purchases Alone 733 42.56
Respondent & partner 561 44.49
Partner alone/Someone 351 39.89
Variations in couples’ earnings More than partner 136 45.06
Less than partner 938 45.06
About the same 124 55.51
Others 76 44.49
Partner’s education* No education 600 30.22
Primary 161 30.58
Secondary 1054 44.18
Higher 124 63.22

Chi-square: *p < 0.05.

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Kumi-Kyereme and Amo-Adjei BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:221   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-221

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