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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: Economic costs of fever to households in the middle belt of Ghana

Variables Total number Percentage (%)
Had fever and sought care outside home 1127 92.2
Response rate
 Consent given 1127 100
Age groups (years)
 <18 658 58.4
 ≥18 469 41.6
Sex
 Male 503 44.6
 Female 624 55.4
Main occupation
 Farmers 255 62.7
 Formal sector 33 8.1
 Traders 84 20.6
 Artisans 25 6.1
 Unemployed 9 2.2
 Other 1 0.3
Wealth quintiles
 Highest 194 17.2
 Fourth 223 19.8
 Middle 278 24.7
 Second 193 17.1
 Lowest 239 21.2