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Table 1 Sociodemographic background of respondents

From: Factors influencing the intention of women in rural Ghana to adopt postpartum family planning

Variable Intention to adopt PPFP method
Yes (%)* No
Age ≥20 years 1136 (72.6) 429
<20 years 190 (56.7) 145
Respondent-partner age difference Partner more than 5 years older 440 (68.9) 199
Partner 1–5 years older 798 (69.7) 347
Partner younger than respondent 72 (77.4) 21
Highest completed educational level Senior high school and above 127 (56.0) 100
Junior high school 595 (70.9) 244
Primary 317 (74.4) 109
None 286 (70.1) 122
Ethnic group Fanti 1217 (70.4) 513
Other 108 (63.5) 62
Religion Christian 1242 (70.1) 83
Other 529 (29.9) 46
Christian denomination Pentecostal and others 649 (73.3) 236
Protestant 324 (67.9) 153
Catholic 131 (65.4) 68
Occupation Fishmonger and petty trader 1087 (73.2) 399
Government and other office workers 71 (57.7) 52
Student 46 (54.8) 38
Other 68 (65.4) 36
Number of children ≥Three 362 (77.9) 103
Two 237 (76.0) 75
One 338 (73.8) 120
None 389 (58.3) 278
Area of residence Rural 652 (71.6) 259
Semi-Rural 673 (68.1) 316
Marital status Married 790 (72.5) 299
Engaged or cohabiting 380 (69.5) 167
Single, divorced, separated or widowed 152 (58.7) 107
  1. *Row percentages.