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Table 1 Percentage distribution of background characteristics of respondents

From: Determinants of use of supervised delivery care under Ghana’s fee exemption policy for maternal healthcare: the case of the Central Region

Background Characteristics Frequency Percent
Age Group
 20–29 239 58.0
 30–39 155 37.6
 40–49 18 4.4
 Total 412 100
Highest level of education
 Pre-school 22 5.3
 Primary 108 26.2
 Middle/JSS/JHS 163 39.6
 Secondary/SSS/SHS/Tech/Voc 49 11.9
 Higher than secondary 10 2.4
 Don’t know 6 1.5
 No education 54 13.1
 Total 412 100.0
Marital status
 Married or cohabiting 355 87.7
 Divorced/separated 14 3.5
 Widowed 2 0.5
 Never married/never cohabited 34 8.4
 Total 405 100
Religious affiliation
 Catholic 42 10.2
 Anglican 4 1.0
 Methodist 54 13.1
 Presbyterian 16 3.9
 Pentecostal/charismatics 147 35.7
 Other Christian 81 19.7
 Moslem 45 10.9
 Traditional 4 1.0
 Spiritualist 6 1.5
 No religion 11 2.7
 Other 2 0.5
 Total 412 100.0
Employment status
 Unpaid family worker/farmer 60 16
 Unemployed 5 1.3
 Self-employed 218 58
 Employee - formal work (paid) 42 11.2
 Informal work (paid) 31 8.2
 Others 20 5.3
 Total 376 100.0
Parity
 1 125 30.3
 2 109 26.5
 3 65 15.8
 4 35 8.5
 5 and above 78 18.9
Total 412 100.0