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Table 1 Background attributes of respondents (n = 700)

From: Correlates of domestic waste management and related health outcomes in Sunyani, Ghana: a protocol towards enhancing policy

Attributes Frequency Percent (%)
Gender of respondent
 Male 374 53.4
 Female 326 46.6
Age (in years)
 Below 30 years 139 19.9
 Age 31–40 198 28.3
 Age 41–50 177 25.3
 Age 51–60 100 14.3
 Above age 60 86 12.3
Religious affiliation
 Christian 471 67.3
 Muslim 188 26.9
 traditionalist 38 5.4
 other religions 3 .4
Current employment status
 Employed 518 74.0
 Unemployed 182 26.0
Income level
 High(above_500_gh_cedis) 323 46.1
 Average(200-500_gh_cedis) 179 25.6
 Low(below_200_gh_cedis) 141 20.1
 No income 57 8.1
Marital status
 Married 379 54.1
 Not married 321 45.9
Level of education
 Educated 654 93.4
 Not educated 46 6.6
Household size
 1–3 260 37.1
 4–6 316 45.1
Household size   
 1–3 260 37.1
 4–6 316 45.1
 7+ 124 17.7