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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Factors associated with treatment-seeking for malaria in urban poor communities in Accra, Ghana

Variables (SD) n (%)/mean
Gender
 Male 315 (44.6%)
 Female 392 (55.4%)
Age groups
 Young adults 260 (36.8%)
 Middle-aged adults 216 (30.6%)
 Older adults 231 (32.7%)
Ever attended school
 Yes 664 (93.9%)
 No 43 (6.1%)
Health insurance status
 Currently enrolled 289 (40.9%)
 Not currently enrolled 418 (59.1%)
Locality
 Agbogbloshie 98 (13.9%)
 James Town 198 (28.0%)
 Ussher Town 411 (58.1%)
Perceived relative economic standing 2.63 (± 0.96)
Level of social support 2.22 (± 1.16)
Frequency of malaria in last 5 years 2.92 (± 3.66)
  1. Results are expressed as n (%) or mean (± SD)