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Table 2 Background characteristics of study participants

From: Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey to assess uptake of the new sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine five dose policy in Ghana

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age
 15–19 10 3.9
 20–29 166 65.1
 30–39 73 28.6
 40–47 6 2.4
Marital status
 Married 211 82.8
 Single 44 17.2
Educational level
 No formal education 29 11.4
 Basic education 114 44.7
 Secondary education 80 31.4
 Tertiary education 32 12.5
Occupation
 Employed 208 81.6
 Unemployed 47 18.4
Number of children
 1–2 175 68.6
 3–4 72 28.2
 5–7 8 3.2