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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 200 respondents who took part in the survey in Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region

From: Factors influencing uptake of voluntary counselling and testing services for HIV/AIDS in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality (LMKM) in the Eastern Region of Ghana: a cross-sectional household survey

Demographic variable Category of respondents Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Gender Male 107 54.0
Female 93 46.0
Marital status Married 98 49.0
Single 98 49.0
Divorced 2 1.0
Widowed 2 1.0
Age group (years) 18–27 77 39.0
28–37 52 26.0
≥38 71 35.0
Religion Christian 173 87.0
Moslem 21 10.0
Traditional 6 3.0
Education level No education 31 15.0
Primary 38 19.0
JHS 52 26.0
SHS 55 28.0
Tertiary 24 12.0
  1. Notes: results by description analyses
  2. SHS senior high school, JSH junior high school