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Table 1 Summary of socio-demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Intravaginal practices and lactobacilli colonization among women in Accra, Ghana

Variable Frequency reporting with intravaginal practices Percentage (%) occurrence
Age (years)   
18-24 42 29.8
25-34 65 46.1
35-44 24 17.0
45-50 10 7.1
Marital status   
Single 43 30.5
Married 92 65.2
Divorced 6 4.3
Educational level   
No formal education 13 9.2
Primary/Secondary 87 61.7
Tertiary 41 29.1
Total participant 141 100.0
  1. The ages of the participants of the study ranged between 18 and 50 years. Close to 50 % of the 141 them were aged between 25 and 34 years. At least 65 % of the participants were married and a good number of them (128/141) had at least primary level of education