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Table 1 Background characteristics of study businesses

From: Economic burden of malaria on businesses in Ghana: a case for private sector investment in malaria control

Indicator N %
Total no. of employees 8141 100
No. of employees by gender
 Male 5644 69.3
 Female 2497 30.7
No. of employees by sectors
 Construction and engineering 420 5.2
 Services 3825 47.0
 Manufacturing and processing 1335 16.4
 Financial services 57 0.7
 Pharmaceutical 537 6.6
 Agriculture and agribusiness 1967 24.2
No. of employees by region
 Greater Accra 3304 40.6
 Ashanti 2026 24.9
 Western 2811 34.5