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Table 1 Demographic and background statistics

From: Quality of uncomplicated malaria case management in Ghana among insured and uninsured patients

Variables Frequency %
Sex   
 Female 186 35.56
 Male 337 64.44
Age   
 <5 171 32.70
 5-17 years 96 18.36
 18-60 years 235 44.93
 ≥70 years 21 4.02
Education   
 No education 132 39.76
 Some primary 104 31.33
 JSS/Middle 85 25.60
 Secondary or higher 11 3.31
Facility type   
 CHPS 12 2.29
 Public health centres 98 18.73
 Private hospitals 131 25.05
 District hospitals 282 53.92
Insurance status   
 Insured 483 92.35
 Uninsured 40 7.65
Nearest facility to patient 319 60.99
 Yes   
 No 204 39.01
N 523  
  1. Source: Patient exit data, January to April, 2011.