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Table 4 Factors associated with douching practice

From: Douching practices among women in the Bolgatanga municipality of the upper east region of Ghana

Variables Douching practices p-value
Yes No
Age
 15–20 55(41.4%) 25(37.3%) 0.891
 21–30 56(42.1%) 30(44.8%)  
 31–40 16(12.0%) 10(14.9%)  
 41–50 5(3.8%) 2(3.0%)  
 Above 50 1(0.8%) 0(0%)  
Marital status
 Single 84(63.2%) 48(71.6%) 0.232
 Married 48(36.1%) 17(25.4%)  
 Divorced 1(0.8%) 1(1.5%)  
 Widowed 0(0%) 1(1.5%)  
Educational status
 JHS and below 26(19.5%) 6(9.0%) 0.047
 SHS 59(44.4%) 23(34.3%)  
 Tertiary 48(36.1%) 38(56.7%)  
Knowing the dangers of douching
 Yes 68(51.1%) 62(92.5%) < 0.001
 No 26(19.5%) 0(0.0%)  
 Don’t know 39(29.3%) 5(7.5%)  
  1. A Chi – Square Test. P-value of 0.05 was considered significant