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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Local knowledge and practices towards malaria in an irrigated farming community in Ghana

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Gender
 Male 157 47
 Female 180 53
Age
 20–29 16 5
 30–39 184 55
 40–49 80 24
 50–59 36 11
 60–69 14 4
 70–79 7 2
Education
 Primary 91 27
 Middle/junior high 207 61
 Secondary 25 7
 Tertiary 14 4
Employment status
 Employed 38 11
 Self-employed 262 78
 Student 9 3
 Unemployed 7 2
 Retired worker 21 6
Ethnicity
 Akan 46 14
 Ewe 100 30
 Ga-Adangbe 171 51
 Guan 14 4
 Mole-Dagbani 6 2
Religious affiliation
 Christian 303 90
 Muslim 28 8
 Traditionalist 6 2
Total 337 100