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Table 1 Background characteristics of distributors, n = 54

From: The amount and value of work time of community medicine distributors in community case management of malaria among children under five years in the Ejisu-Juaben District of Ghana

Variable Frequency (%)
Occupation  
Farming 44 (81.4)
Other (petty trading, artisan, combined occupation) 10 (18.6)
Education  
Basic 38 (70.4)
Secondary 14 (25.9)
Post secondary 2 (3.7)
Marital status  
Married 48 (88.8)
Not married 6 (11.2)
Sex  
Male 46 (85.2)
Female 8 (14.8)
Religion  
Christian 48 (88.9)
Other 6 (11.2)
Age  
Mean 45.8
Years in volunteering  
Mean 8.7 (0.4)