Table 1 : Socio-demographic distribution of the respondents (N=388).


Variable Urban (n=194)
N (%)
Rural (n=194)
N (%)
Total X2 DF P-value

Age group (years)

20-29 48(24.2) 30 (15.2) 78 11.238 4 0.02*
30-39 68(34.3) 62(31.3) 130 -- -- --
40-49 55(27.8) 59(29.8) 114 -- -- --
50-59 20(0.1) 40(20.2) 60 -- -- --
> 60 3(1.5) 3(1.5) 6 -- -- --

Occupation

Apprentice 16 (8.2) 7(3.6) 23 135.567 6 0.0*
Civil servant 34(17.5) 11(5.7) 45 (176.067ă) -- --
Laborer 15 (7.8) 38 (19.6) 53 -- -- --
Student 34 (17.5) 20(10.3) 54 -- -- --
Teacher 17 (8.8) 8 (4.1) 25 -- -- --
Trader 78 (40.2) 29(14.9) 107 -- -- --
Farmer 0 (0.0) 81 (41.8) 81 -- -- --

Religion

Anglican 52(26.8) 47(24.2) 99 38.4109 4 0*
Catholic 99(51.0) 94 (48.5) 193 -- -- --
Others 8(4.2) 15 (7.7) 23 -- -- --
Pentecostal 34(17.5) 11(5.7) 45 -- -- --
Traditional 1(0.5) 27(13.9) 28 -- -- --

Marital status

Separated/Divorced 2(1.0) 0(0) 2 8.6406 3 0.03**
Married 119 (61.3) 140(72.2) 259 (9.641ă) -- 0.02
Single 68(35.1) 46(23.7) 114 -- -- --
Widowed 5(2.6) 8(4.1) 13 -- -- --

Educational level

No formal education 1(0.5) 38(19.6) 39 81.378 3 0*
Primary 25(12.9) 52(26.8) 77 -- -- --
Secondary 71(36.6) 75(38.7) 146 -- -- --
Tertiary 97(50.0) 29(14.9) 126 -- -- --

(ă)Correction for cells with zero
*Chi-square test holds and were significant (p<0.05)
**Yates’ Chi-square=7.085. Yates’ p-value=0.069 (p>0.05)

Ifeadike et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2015 2:3DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-2-3