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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Policy on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and adherence to food preparation guidelines: a cross sectional survey of stakeholders in food service in Kumasi, Ghana

Characteristic Frequency n = 450 Percent
Mean Age (STD) 33.1 (7.5)  
Sex   
Male 87 18.7
Female 366 81.3
Level of education   
No formal Education 120 26.7
Middle/Junior High School 174 38.7
Senior High/Tech Education 101 22.4
Diploma 38 8.4
Degree 17 3.8
Type of practitioner   
Matron 28 6.2
Food vendor 357 79.3
Restaurant operators 65 14.4
Full time employee   
Yes 420 93.3
No 30 6.7
Channel of food distribution   
Wholesaler-Retailer-Final consumer 8 1.8
Retail-Final consumer 49 10.9
Final consumer 393 87.3
Managers by rank   
Senior 42 84.0
Junior 8 16.0
Managers by institution   
EHO 10 20.0
CHNO 10 20.0
PHO 10 20.0
FDBO 10 20.0
GTBO 10 20.0
  1. Abbreviations: EHO environmental officer, CHNO community health nutrition officer, PHO public health officer, FDBO Food and Drugs Board Officer, GTBO Ghana Tourist Board Officer.