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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents (n = 322)

From: Factors influencing the use of supervised delivery services in Garu-Tempane District, Ghana

Characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Age
 15–19 33 10.2
 20–24 65 20.2
 25–29 67 20.8
 30–34 51 15.8
 35–39 46 14.29
 40–44 30 9.3
 45–49 30 9.3
Level of education
 No formal education 165 51.2
 Primary 70 21.7
 JHS/Middle School 46 14.3
 Secondary 24 7.5
 Tertiary 17 5.3
Marital status
 Married 289 89.8
 Divorced 12 3.7
 Separated 6 1.9
 Co-habiting 1 0.3
 Single 14 4.3
Type of Marriage
 Monogamous 170 58.8
 Polygamous 119 41.2
Religion
 Christianity 146 45.3
 Islamic 141 43.8
 Traditional 35 10.9
Occupation
 Farming 103 32.0
 Trading 40 12.4
 Housewife 80 24.8
 Hairdresser 26 8.1
 Civil/Public servant 18 5.6
 Student 9 2.8
 Other 46 14.3
Residence
 Urban 13 4.0
 Peri-Urban 38 11.8
 Rural 271 84.2
Made at least 4 ANC visits
 Yes 291 90.4
 No 31 9.6