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Table 2 Background characteristics of survey respondents (N = 1234)

From: Co-creation and prototyping of an intervention focusing on health literacy in management of malaria at community-level in Ghana

CHARACTERISTICS  
  EJISU-JUABEN (N = 631) KWABRE (N = 598)
AGE a
 15–19 4.1 3.7
 20–29 39.8 46.3
 30–39 42.8 40.6
 40–49 11.2 8.5
 50–59 1.1 0.5
 60–69 1.0 0.3
SAMPLE EJISU-JUABEN (635) KWABRE (599)
EDUCATION
  ≤ 9 years 65.8 79.6
 12 years 20.7 19.0
  ≥ 12 years 3.5 1.4
EMPLOYMENT
 Employed 56.6 52.4
 Unemployed 39.8 41.1
 Retired 3.6 6.5
GENDER
 Female 97.3 97.8
 Male 2.7 2.2
LIVING ALONE
 Yes 29.8 20.0
 No 70.2 80.0
LONG TERM ILLNESS
 Chronic 9.6 9.0
 Non-chronic 34.5 22.5
 None 55.9 68.5
LANGUAGE
 Local language 90.1 88.7
 English 9.9 11.3
  1. Notea Five respondents were excluded (4 in Ejisu-Juaben; 1 in Kwabre), because the reported ages were invalid