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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents in 2006 household survey

From: Community perceptions of malaria and malaria treatment behaviour in a rural district of Ghana: implications for artemisinin combination therapy

  Household Heads Household members Care-giver
  Urban Rural Urban Rural Urban Rural
  N = 362 N = 367 N = 38 N = 43 N = 121 N = 161
Sex (%)       
% Female 45.0 29.2 76.3 72.1 100.0 100.0
Age groups (%)       
14 - 18 0.8 0.0 13.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
19 - 24 3.6 0.5 13.2 4.6 18.2 22.4
25 - 34 16.6 13.4 15.7 25.6 45.5 41.0
35 - 49 40.1 40.3 34.2 44.2 32.2 35.4
50 - 59 16.5 25.4 13.2 16.3 4.1 1.2
60 + 22.4 20.4 10.5 9.3 0.0 0.0
Educational characteristics (%)       
None 43.9 54.0 21.1 41.9 43.8 50.9
Primary 9.1 13.9 18.4 14.0 19.8 16.2
Middle School, JHS 32.9 26.7 47.3 39.5 28.9 32.3
Technical/Commercial/SHS 9.1 4.1 5.3 2.3 6.6 0.6
Post Sec./college/training 3.9 1.3 7.9 2.3 0.0 0.0
University 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.0