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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of respondents

From: Knowledge of HIV/AIDS among older adults (50 years and above) in a peri-urban setting: a descriptive cross-sectional study

VariableCategoryFrequency (n = 100)Percentage
Age in years50–556161%
GenderMale5757%
Female4343%
Marital StatusSingle3131%
Married6767%
Divorced/separated11%
Widowed11%
EthnicityAkan4949%
Ewe1717%
Ga/Adangme55%
Gonja1111
Dagomba1717
Others11%
ReligionChristian5555%
Muslim3939%
Traditionalist55%
No religion11%
OccupationTrader4646%
Farmer77%
Apprentice66%
Student1616%
Artisan44%
Civil servant33%
Unemployed55%
Hairdresser1313%
Level of EducationBECE/O level3838%
SSCE/A level4343%
HND/Bachelors77%
No formal Education1212%
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