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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants (N = 217)

From: Modern contraceptive use among reproductive-aged women in Ghana: prevalence, predictors, and policy implications

Variable Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Age
 15–19 23 11
 20–29 120 55
 30–39 69 32
 40–49 5 2
Marital Status
 Single 63 29
 Married 147 68
 Divorced 4 2
 Widowed 3 1
Educational level
 Primary 28 13
 JHS 66 31
 SHS 53 24
 Tertiary 53 24
 None 17 8
Conception
 1–3 147 68
 4–6 42 19
 7–9 0 0
 None 28 13
Employment
 Trader 65 30
 Civil Servant 39 18
 Others 75 35
 None 38 17
Monthly Income
 50–300 22 10
 301–600 24 11
 601–1000 14 7
 1001 above 11 5
 Can’t tell 146 67
Religion
 Christianity 189 87
 Islamic 14 7
 African Traditional Religion 5 2
 Others 9 4
Total 217 100