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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: A cross-sectional study of determinants of birth weight of neonates in the Greater Accra region of Ghana

Variables and levels N (%)
Health insurance status
 Yes 957 (99.1)
 No 9 (0.9)
Average monthly income (in GHC)
  <100 378 (56.3)
 100–499.9 211 (31.4)
 500–999.9 66 (9.8)
  ≥1000 17 (2.5)
Occupation
 Professional 53 (5.5)
 Middle level officer 44 (4.6)
 Trades 245 (25.5)
 Trader 331 (34.5)
 Unemployed 287 (39.9)
Parity
 0–1 422 (43.7)
 2–3 436 (45.1)
  ≥4 108 (11.2)
Marital status
 Single 141 (14.6)
 Married 825 (85.4)
Education
 Primary 93 (9.6)
 Secondary 526 (54.5)
 Tertiary 347 (35.9)
Age (years)
  <20 48 (5.0)
 20–29 471 (48.8)
 30–39 416 (43.1)
  ≥40 31 (3.2)
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