Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic information on respondents

From: Characteristics and contributory factors for injectable contraceptive usage among women in Kumasi, Ghana

  DMPA NET-EN/EV
PARAMETER Frequency % Frequency %
AGE GROUP
 ≤20 years 0 0 6 8.1
 21-30 59 34.1 36 48.7
 31-40 88 50.9 29 39.2
 >40 26 15.0 3 4.0
EDUCATION COMPLETED
 No formal education 16 9.3 3 4.0
 Primary 37 21.4 13 17.6
 JSS/Middle School 86 49.7 40 54.1
 Secondary 30 17.3 12 16.2
 Tertiary 4 2.3 6 8.1
 MARITAL STATUS
 Married 147 85.0 65 87.8
 Single 24 13.9 9 12.2
 Divorced 2 1.1 0 0.0
 RESIDENCE
 Urban 133 76.9 63 85.1
 Peri-urban/Rural 40 23.1 11 14.9
ETHNICITY
 Ashanti 131 75.6 53 71.6
 Fanti 10 5.9 5 6.7
 Ewe 6 3.5 4 5.4
 Frafra 6 3.5 1 1.4
 Bono 5 2.9 0 0.0
 Dagomba 3 1.7 3 4.1
 Others 12 6.9 8 10.8
RELIGION
 Christian 165 95.3 65 87.8
 Muslim 7 4.1 9 12.2
 Other 1 0.6 0 0
OCCUPATION
 Trading 103 59.5 39 52.7
 Hairdresser 15 8.7 9 12.2
 Unemployed 13 7.5 3 4
 Farmer 10 5.8 0 0
 Seamstress 8 4.6 8 10.8
 Caterer 7 4.1 5 6.8
 Teacher 3 1.7 2 2.7
 Others 14 8.1 8 10.8
SOURCE OF INFORMATION ON INJECTABLES
 Health worker 61 35.3 31 41.9
 Relation/friend 47 27.2 22 29.7
 Television 34 19.7 10 13.5
 Radio 14 8 7 9.5
 Others 17 9.8 4 5.4