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Table 1 Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Respondents in Ekumfi Narkwa

From: Lacking in abundance: undernutrition in a Peri-urban fishing community in Coastal Ghana

Variable Frequency (%)N = 250
Age of caregiver (years)
 Below 20 17(6.8)
 20–25 94(37.6)
 26–30 48(19.2)
 31–35 47(18.8)
 36 and above 44(17.6)
Level of education of caregiver
 No formal education 76(30.4)
 Primary 67(26.8)
 Junior high 97(38.8)
 Senior high 8(3.2)
 Tertiary 2(0.8)
Primary occupation
 Unemployed 29(11.6)
 Fishmonger 35(14.0)
 Farmer 15(6.0)
 Trader(other than fish products) 138(55.2)
 Artisan 28(11.2)
 Other occupations 5(2.0)
Migration status
 Permanent resident 154(61.6)
 Migrant 96(38.4)