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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Socio-demographic characteristics and psychosocial consequences of sickle cell disease: the case of patients in a public hospital in Ghana

Characteristics Number Percent
Age group (n = 385)
 <20 85 21.30
 20–29 142 36.88
 30–39 95 24.68
 40–49 29 7.53
 50–59 20 5.19
 60+ 14 3.64
Gender (n = 384)
 Male 180 46.88
 Female 204 53.12
Educational level (n = 382)
 No education/primary 28 7.33
 Junior high/form 4 96 25.13
 Secondary/vocational 166 43.46
 Tertiary 92 24.08
Marital status (n = 372)
 Single 312 83.87
 Married 34 9.14
 Divorced 26 9.68