Table 2

Univariate results for select independent and dependent variables
Perception of NHIS service provision Males (n = 1422) Females (n = 2046)
% of respondents % of respondents
Worse 10.5 9.9
Same 34.2 43.2
Better 55.3 46.9
Wealth quintile
Poorest 15.2 16.8
Poorer 15.4 15.9
Middle 15.8 17.8
Richer 26.3 24.0
Richest 27.3 24.7
Education
No Education 11.1 20.5
Primary Education 11.8 16.8
Secondary/Higher education 77.0 62.7
Marital Status
Never married 41.2 29.8
Currently married 56.1 63.0
Formerly married 2.7 7.3
Age 32.2 (15–59) 29.3 (range: 15–49)
Religious affiliation
Christians 72.3 76.8
Muslims 20.2 18.0
Traditionalists 4.4 2.9
No religion/other 3.1 2.3
Ethnicity
Akans 43.1 46.3
Ga Dangbe 5.1 5.3
Ewe 11.1 9.3
Northern 36.7 36.0
Other 4.0 3.0
Rural–urban residence
Urban 49.8 48.3
Rural 50.2 51.7
Region of residence
Southern Ghana 67.6 69.3
Northern Ghana 32.4 30.7

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Dixon et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:35   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-13-35

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