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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Prevalence of vulvovaginal candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis in pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in the middle belt of Ghana

Characteristics

N = 593 n (%)

Age group

< 19

77 (13.0)

 20–34

423 (71.3)

> 35

92 (15.5)

 Missing

1 (0.002)

Marital Status

 Single

96 (16.2)

 Cohabiting

88 (14.8)

 Married

408 (68.8)

 Missing

1 (0.002)

Religion

 Christians

389 (65.6)

 Muslim

188 (31.7)

 Others

16 (2.7)

Occupation

 Employed

371 (62.6)

 Unemployed

222 (37.4)

Education

 No education

211 (35.6)

 Primary & JHS

311 (52.5)

> SHS

71 (12.0)

Trimester

 First

81 (13.7)

 Second

316 (53.3)

 Third

196 (33.1)

Gravidae

 Primigravidae

145 (24.5)

 2–4 gravidae

317 (53.5)

 5 gravidae

131 (22.1)

History of spontaneous abortion

 Yes

99 (16.7)

 No

494 (83.3)

Contraceptive Use

 Yes

168 (28.3)

 No

425 (71.7)

Douching

 Yes

219 (36.9)

 No

374 (63.1)

Antibiotic use in the past 2 weeks

 Yes

26 (4.4)

 No

567 (95.6)

Sex frequency

 < 2 per week

424 (71.4)

> 2 per week

170 (28.6)

New sexual partners in the past 3 months

 Yes

1 (0.002)

 No

588 (99.8)

Presence of abnormal vaginal discharge

 Yes

166 (28.2)

 No

423 (71.8)

Genital Warts

 Yes

5 (0.8)

 No

584 (99.2)