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Research Article

Self-Assessment of Hygiene Practices towards Predictive and Preventive Medicine Intervention: A Case Study of University Students in Ghana

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents.

Variable (N = 412)N(%)

Age of respondents
18 and below8721.1
19-2424659.7
25 and above7919.2

Gender
Female22454.4
Male18845.6

Religion
Christianity38393.0
Islam245.8
Traditional/Others51.2
Others

Ethnicity
Akan22755.1
Ga-Adangbe8219.9
Mole-Dagbon92.20
Ewe5112.40
Others4310.40

Marital Status
Single38092.20
Married297.0
Divorced/separated30.7

Level of Study
Diploma17743.0
Undergraduate20850.5
Postgraduate276.6

Programme of Study
Business15236.9
Law7518.2
And other respectively5814.1
Arts/social sciences11227.2
Other153.6

Health Insurance
Yes36479.1
No4820.9

Kind Insurance (N=364)
NHIS32689.6
Private Insurance Scheme3810.4

Social Status
Upper Class9924.0
Middle Class28468.9
Lower Class297.0

Residence
Rural6716.3
Urban34583.7

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