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Table 2 Background characteristics of participants’ parents

From: Pregnant adolescents’ lived experiences and coping strategies in peri-urban district in Southern Ghana

Parents’ Background Characteristics Mothers (n = 16) Fathers (n = 14)
Educational background
 No formal education 9 7
 Primary 5 2
 JHS 2 1
 SHS - 2
 Tertiary   2
Occupation
 Fisherman - 7
 Fishmonger 6 -
 Trader 7 1
 Farmer 1 2
 Sailor - 1
 Policeman - 1
 Teacher - 1
 Unemployed 2 1