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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants (n = 192)

From: Sources of nutrition information and level of nutrition knowledge among young adults in the Accra metropolis

  Mean (SD) n (%)
Age (years) 21.8 (2.2)  
Sex
 Male 94 (49.0)
 Female 98 (51.0)
Ethnicity
 Akan 94 (49.0)
 Ewe 45 (23.4)
 Ga-Adangbe 40 (20.8)
 Northerner 13 (6.8)
Occupationa
 Student 127 (66.1)
 Services/Sales workers 23 (12.0)
 Professionals 19 (9.9)
 Otherb 18 (9.4)
 Unemployed 5 (2.6)
Highest educational qualification
 Senior high school 127 (66.1)
 Post-secondary schoolc 44 (23.0)
 Junior high school 21 (10.9)
  1. aAside from ‘student’, occupation of participants was categorized based on the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) [7]
  2. bOther occupations included Crafts and related trades workers, Clerical support workers, and Elementary Occupation
  3. cIncludes clerical, vocational, polytechnic and university institutions
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