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Table 1 The socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Factors influencing dropout rate of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy

Age Frequency Percentage
15–19 7 3.7
20–24 41 22.3
25–29 62 33.7
30–34 38 20.7
35–39 25 13.6
40+ 11 6
Marital status
 Married 175 95.1
 Single 5 2.7
 Co-habitation 4 2.2
Level of education
 No forma education 82 44.5
 Primary 34 18.5
 JHS/JHS/Middle School 20 10.9
 SSS/SHS 37 20.1
 Technical/vocational 2 1.1
 Tertiary 9 4.9
Religion
 Islam 144 78.3
 Christianity 34 18.5
 Traditional 3 1.6
 Others 3 1.6
Occupation
 Government workers 19 10.3
 Farmers 33 17.9
 Traders 61 33.3
 Food processors 25 13.6
 Seamstress 21 11.4
 Hair dressers 17 9.2
 Others 8 4.3
Parity
 Nil 19 12.4
 1–2 77 41.8
 Above 2 88 45.8