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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of clients who patronize retail pharmacy services in the La Nkwantanang-Madina-2017

From: Dispensing practices for anti-malarials in the La Nkwantanang-Madina municipality, Greater Accra, Ghana: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsFrequency (n = 248)Percentage (%)
Sex
 Male9638.7
 Female15160.9
Age (mean, sd)(33.7, 10.3)
Marital status
 Single10241.1
 Married13353.6
 Separated/divorced52.0
 Widow/widower83.2
Highest level of education
 None83.2
 Primary/elementary6225.0
 Secondary9638.7
 Tertiary6325.4
 Vocational/technical197.7
Religion
 Muslim3514.1
 Christian21185.1
 Traditional20.8
Ethnicity
 Ewe6425.8
 Akan10040.3
 Ga/Adangme4317.3
 Northerner3614.5
 Other52.0
Occupation
 Trader7229.0
 Artisana6626.6
 Professionalb3413.7
 Office workerc2710.9
 Unemployed114.4
 Student3514.1
 Other312.0
  1. aTo a worker in a skilled trade especially one that involves making things by hand. Eg hairdressers, painters, etc.
  2. bIncludes skilled professionals such as nurses, teachers, etc.
  3. cMainly people who work in offices e.g. bankers