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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants

From: Antibiotic use during pregnancy: a retrospective study of prescription patterns and birth outcomes at an antenatal clinic in rural Ghana

  Frequency Percent
Marital status Married 304 82.2
Single 66 17.8
Mothers age at birth ≥19 56 13.7
20–30 251 61.4
≤31 102 24.9
Occupation Farmer 126 34.3
Trader 78 21.3
Student 43 11.7
Teacher 8 2.2
Seamstress 27 7.4
Hairdresser 51 13.9
Nurse 3 .8
Unemployed 27 7.4
Othersa 4 1.0
Religious affiliation Christian 333 91.2
Muslim 24 6.6
Traditional 8 2.2
GRAVIDA 1–3 212 68.8
≤ 4 96 31.2
  Total 412 100.0
  1. aOthers include sprayer, baker, secretary and army officer