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Table 2 Distribution of maternal socio-demographic characteristics

From: Bacteriological profile and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of common isolates of neonatal sepsis, Ho Municipality, Ghana-2016

Variable Count (N) 150 Percent (%)
Age
  ≤ 20 20 13.3
 21–30 71 47.3
  ≥ 31 59 39.3
Marital status
 Married 108 72
 Single 41 27.3
 Divorced 1 0.7
Residence
 Within Ho Municipality 52 34.7
 Outside Ho Municipality 98 65.3
Ethnicity
 Ewes 136 90.7
 Akan 9 6
 Northern descent 5 3.3
Religion   
 Christianity 142 94.7
 Islam 6 4
 Traditional African Belief 2 1.3
Educational level
 No formal education 12 8
 Primary 18 12
 JSS 59 39.3
 SSS 35 23.3
 Tertiary 26 17.3
Employment
 Employed 122 81.3
 Unemployed 28 18.7