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Table 1 Background characteristics of the participants and the percentage of awareness of female condom (FC) usage

From: Knowledge, acceptance and utilisation of the female condom among women of reproductive age in Ghana

Characteristics Frequency Percentage (%) % Aware of FC use
Age groups    
  18–25years 90 23.7 21.8
  26–35years 150 39.5 19.2
  36–45years 126 33.2 7.4
  46–49years 14 3.7 0.0
Marital status    
  Single 83 23.6 19.6
  Married 220 62.5 24.7
  Widowed 14 4.0 0.0
  Separated/divorced 35 9.9 8.0
Years of education    
  No formal education 154 40.5 11.1
  6 years of education 112 29.5 16.6
  >6 years of education 114 30.0 20.8
Employment status    
  Informal 314 82.6 32.9
  Formal 31 8.2 8.2
  Student 35 9.2 7.4
Religion    
  Christianity 191 50.3 30.0
  Islam 112 29.5 11.1
  African Traditional 49 12.9 5.5
  Others 28 7.4 1.8
Number of children    
  None 86 22.6 20.8
  1-5children 259 68.2 27.6
  >5children 35 9.2 0.0