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Table 1 Characteristics of Primary Respondents, Central and Eastern Regions, Ghana 2004

From: Who sleeps under bednets in Ghana? A doer/non-doer analysis of malaria prevention behaviours

Characteristic N %
Respondent's Age   
15–24 173 16.5
25–34 457 43.5
35–44 319 30.4
45–49 102 9.7
Region   
Central 537 51.1
Eastern 514 48.9
Credit Association Member   
Yes 516 49.1
No 535 50.9
Education   
   Highest level attended   
No School 191 18.3
Primary 245 23.5
Junior Secondary/Middle 533 51.1
Senior Secondary/Vocational/Higher 75 7.2
Household Size   
1–3 140 13.3
4–5 366 34.8
6–7 343 32.6
8 or more 202 19.2
Religion   
Christian 926 89.3
Muslim/Other 111 10.7
Water Supply   
Piped in/Covered well in yard 44 4.2
Public Tap/Borehole 818 77.9
Open Water Source 188 17.9
Toilet Facility   
Public Latrine 606 57.9
Private Toilet/Latrine 324 31.0
Bush 116 11.1
Antenatal Care During Last Pregnancy   
Yes 995 97.9
No 21 2.1
   Type of Antenatal Care   
Professional 974 97.9
Non-professional 21 2.1
Food Security   
Food Secure 572 56.1
Food Insecure without Hunger 214 21.0
Food Insecure with Hunger 234 22.9