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Table 1 Stroke perceptions by age and gender

From: Community perceptions on the role of sexual activity on stroke: a qualitative study exploring the views of Ghanaian local community residents

Perceptions Males (spread of views) Females (spread of views) Total (N)
Frequency of sex
 Youths (18–35 years) Dominant (n = 32) Dominant (n = 25) 57
 Younger adults (36–59 years) Dominant (n = 34) Dominant (n = 21) 51
 Elderly (60+) Minority (n = 3) Minority (n = 2) 5
Sex Positions
 Youths (18–35 years) Dominant (n = 30) Dominant (n = 43) 73
 Younger adults (36–59 years) Dominant (n = 28) Dominant (n = 30) 58
 Elderly (60+) Minority (n = 2) Minority (n = 6) 8
Indiscriminate sex
 Youths (18–35 years) Absent (n = 0) Absent (n = 0) 0
 Younger adults (36–59 years) Minority (n = 2) Minority (n = 5) 7
 Elderly (60+) Minority (n = 4) Minority (n = 8) 12
Old age sex
 Youths (18–35 years) Absent (n = 0) Absent (n = 0) 0
 Young adults (36–59 years) Absent (n = 0) Absent (n = 0) 0
 Elderly (60+) Absent (n = 0) Minority (n = 9) 9