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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Socioeconomic and demographic determinants of birth weight in southern rural Ghana: evidence from Dodowa Health and Demographic Surveillance System

Characteristics Frequency a Proportion (%)
Cooking fuel
 Gas 532 8.84
 Charcoal 2964 49.23
 Wood 2507 41.64
 Others 18 0.30
Have you received IPTp
 Yes 6157 91.12
 No 600 8.88
Number of ANC visits
 Less than four visit 1249 18.62
 At least four visit 5460 81.38
Infant’s gender
 Female 3237 47.76
 Male 3540 52.24
Birth-weight
 Birth weight < 2.5 kg 321 4.74
 Birth weight ≥ 2.5 kg 3731 55.05
 Not weighed 2725 40.21
  1. n = 6777; SD = Standard Deviation a number of respondents across some categories may not add up to 6777 due to missing data