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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents

From: The national health insurance scheme: perceptions and experiences of health care providers and clients in two districts of Ghana

Characteristics Bolgatanga municipality Builsa district Total
Insured Uninsured Insured Uninsured Insured Uninsured
 Age (years) Freq (50) % Freq (50) % Freq (50) % Freq (50) % Freq (100) % Freq (100) %
0-20 20 40 21 42 29 58 24 48 49 49 45 45
21-60 29 58 28 56 16 32 23 46 45 45 51 51
61+ 1 2 1 2 5 10 3 6 6 6 4 4
Sex             
Male 23 46 24 48 20 40 21 42 43 43 45 45
Female 27 54 26 52 30 60 29 58 57 57 55 55
Type of patient             
Inpatient 15 30 31 62 - - - - 15 15 31 31
Outpatient 35 70 19 38 50 100 50 100 85 85 69 69