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Table 4 Characteristics of FP facilities and service providers (N = 70)

From: Health knowledge, attitudes and practices of family planning service providers and clients in Akwapim North District of Ghana

Characteristics Number(n) Proportion (%)
Type of facility   
 Hospital 5 7.1
 Health Centre 25 35.7
  CHPS Compound 30 42.9
 Others 10 14.3
Gender of service provider   
 Male 13 17.9
 Female 57 82.1
Professional qualification   
 Midwife 7 10.5
 SRN 1 1.8
 CHN 55 78.9
 Enrolled Nurse 3 3.5
 HCA 1 1.8
 Others 3 3.5
Length of service   
 <1 year 15 21.1
 1–2 years 34 49.1
 3 + years 21 29.8
Age in years (mean ± SD) 31.5 ± 9.8
  1. Source: Fieldwork, June 2014