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Table 1 The demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Prevalence of postpartum depression and interventions utilized for its management

Variables Characteristics Frequency (N = 313) Percentage (%)  
Age 18–21 years 48 15  
22–30 years 69 22  
31–40 years 79 25  
41–50 years 69 22 Mean = 27.3
51 years and above 48 15 SD = 8.31
Marital status Married 115 37  
Single 74 24  
Widowed 43 14  
Divorced 39 12  
Separated 42 13  
Ethnicity Akan 155 49  
Ga/Adagme 56 18  
Ewe 53 17  
Gonja 49 16  
Education No formal education 13 4  
JHS/SHS 139 44  
Certificate/diploma 124 40  
Bachelors 35 11  
Masters 2 1  
Occupation Unemployed 22 7  
Formal 60 19  
Informal 175 56  
Midwife 47 15  
Psychologist 5 2  
Psychiatrist 4 1