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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Caregivers in Selected Households in Dangme West District, Ghana

From: Community perceptions and practices of treatment seeking for childhood pneumonia: a mixed methods study in a rural district, Ghana

Variable N (501) Percent
Sex
 Male 53 10.6
 Female 448 89.4
Age (Years)
 16–24 105 20.9
 25–34 234 46.7
 35–44 103 20.6
 45–54 35 7.0
 55+ 24 4.8
Religion
 None 23 4.6
 Christianity 439 87.6
 Muslim 32 6.4
 Traditionalist 5 1.0
 Missing 2 0.4
Education
 None 144 28.7
 Primary 138 27.5
 JSS/Middle School 184 36.7
 Secondary/SSS 21 4.2
 Tertiary 11 2.2
 Vocational/Technical 3 0.6
Ethnicity
 Ga Adangme 341 68.1
 Ewe 123 24.6
 Akan 15 3.0
 Dagomba/Gonja/Mamprusi 15 3.0
 Others 5 1.0
 Missing 2 0.4
Marital status
 Never Married 11 2.2
 Married 440 87.8
 Divorced/separated/widowed 50 10.0
Occupation
 Unemployed 83 16.6
 Farmer 124 24.8
 Artisan 81 16.2
 Trader 181 36.1
 Others 31 6.2
 Missing 1 0.2