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Table 2 This table shows the summary of the descriptive statistics (frequencies and percentages) of the demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Contributing factors to unsafe abortion practices among women of reproductive age at selected district hospitals in the Ashanti region of Ghana

Variable Patients Religious leaders Midwives Medical officers
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Gender
 Male 33 (29.72) 8 (7.2%)
 Female 35 (31.5%) 2 (1.8%) 30 (27%) 3 (2.7%)
Age
 15–25 20 (18%) 3 (2.7%) 2 (1.8%)
 26–35 10 (9%) 6 (5.4%) 20 (18%) 4 (3.6%)
 36–45 4 (3.6%) 10 (9%) 3 (2.7%) 4 (3.6%)
 46–55 1 (0.9%) 10 (9%) 3 (2.7%) 2 (1.8%)
 56–65 6 (5.4%) 2 (1.8%) 1 (0.9%)
Religion
 Christianity 25 (22.52) 20 (18%) 25 (22.5%) 8 (7.2%)
 Islam 10 (9%) 15 (13.5%) 5 (4.5%) 3 (2.7%)
Marital Status
 Single 33 (29.72) 9 (8.1%) 15 (13.51) 8 (7.2%)
 Married 24 (21.62) 14 (12.61) 3 (2.7%)
 Divorced 2 (1.8%) 2 (1.8) 1 (0.9%)
Educational Level
 No formal education 5 (4.5%)   
 Primary school 5 (4.5%) 5 (4.5%)
 Secondary school 10 (0.9%) 15 (13.51)
 Tertiary level education 15 (13.51) 15 (13.51) 30 (27%) 11 (9.9%)
Employment
 Employed 2 (1.8%) 35 (31.5%) 11 (9.9%)
 Unemployed 33 (29.72) 30 (27%)