Table 1 : Basic demographics.


Parameter Case n (%) Control n (%) Total n (%)

Age (years)      
<21 20 (18.2) 40 (18.2) 60 (18.2)
21-30 63 (57.3) 123 (55.9) 186 (56.4)
31-40 26 (23.6) 56 (25.5) 82 (24.8)
>40 1 (0.9) 1 (0.5) 2 (0.6)

Parity      
0 45 (40.9) 69 (31.4) 114 (34.5)
1-4 63 (57.3) 141 (64.1) 204 (61.8)
≥ 5 2 (1.8) 10 (4.5) 12 (3.6)

Previous TOP*      
Nil 54 (49.1) 116 (52.7) 170 (51.5)
1 37 (33.6) 63 (28.6) 100 (30.3)
2 10 (9.1) 35 (15.9) 45 (13.6)
≥ 3 9 (8.2) 6 (2.7) 15 (4.5)

Occupation      
Nil 10 (9.1) 14 (6.4) 24 (7.3)
Student 17 (15.5) 27 (12.3) 44 (13.3)
Apprentice 9 (8.2) 49 (22.3) 58 (17.6)
Housewife 9 (8.2) 52 (23.6) 61 (18.5)
Employed 65 (59.1) 78 (35.5) 143 (43.3)

Highest level of Education      
None 5 (4.5) 14 (6.4) 19 (5.8)
Primary/JHS 56 (50.9) 105 (47.7) 161 (48.8)
Secondary 37 (33.6) 90 (40.9) 127 (38.5)
Tertiary 12 (10.9) 11 (5.0) 23 (7.0)

Marital Status      
Single 44 (40.0) 96 (43.6) 140 (42.4)
Married 51 (46.4) 102 (46.4) 153 (46.4)
Divorced 3 (2.7) 2 (0.9) 5 (1.5)
Co-habitation 12 (10.9) 20 (9.1) 32 (9.7)

Lifetime Sexual Partners      
1 15 (14.4) 23 (10.9) 38 (12.1)
2 36 (34.6) 70 (33.2) 106 (33.7)
3 31 (29.8) 76 (36.0) 107 (34.0)
4 18 (17.3) 41 (19.4) 59 (18.7)
4 (3.8) 1 (0.5) 5 (1.6)

*Termination of Pregnancy.

K. Opoku et al.Gynecology  2013 1:1DOI : 10.7243/2052-6210-1-1