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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of registrants

From: Trends in contraceptive practices among women in reproductive age at a health facility in Ghana: 2011–2013

Socio-demographic characteristic Year
2011 2012 2013
Freq % Freq % Freq %
Age       
 15 – 19 1029 9.5 610 10.9 363 7.8
 20 – 24 2420 22.3 1069 19.0 1162 25.1
 25 – 29 5316 48.9 3325 59.2 1714 37.0
 30 – 34 1209 11.1 458 8.2 787 16.9
 35 + 887 8.2 152 2.7 610 13.2
Marital status
 Never married 5452 50.2 3325 59.2 1976 42.6
 Married 4762 43.8 2070 36.9 2559 55.2
 Divorced 486 4.5 159 2.8 101 2.2
 Separated 161 1.5 60 1.1 0 0
Religion
 Christianity 5,620 51.7 3,256 57.9 2,403 51.8
 Islam 3,412 31.5 2,224 39.6 2,124 45.8
 African Traditional 1,829 16.8 134 2.5 109 2.4
N 10861 100.0 5614 100.0 4636 100.0
  1. Source: Field work, 2014