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Table 4 Female smokers by selected background characteristics

From: Determinants of cigarette smoking and smoking intensity among adult males in Ghana

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age (in group)
 15–19 0 0.00
 20–24 2 6.45
 25–29 2 6.45
 30–34 5 16.13
 35–39 8 25.81
 40–44 5 16.13
 45–49 9 29.03
Place of residence
 Urban 4 12.90
 Rural 27 87.10
Region of residence
 Western 0 0.00
 Central 1 3.23
 Greater Accra 0 0.00
 Volta 0 0.00
 Eastern 1 3.23
 Ashanti 0 0.00
 Brong Ahafo 2 6.45
 Northern 25 80.65
 Upper East 1 3.23
 Upper West 1 3.23
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 28 90.32
 Poorer 2 6.45
 Middle 0 0.00
 Richer 1 3.23
 Richest 0 0.00
Level of formal education
 No education 27 87.10
 Basic 1 3.23
 Secondary 3 9.68
 Higher 0 0.00
 Observations 31
  1. Source: Computed by authors from GDHS 2014