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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Management of dog bites by frontline service providers in primary healthcare facilities in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, 2014–2015

Variable Frequency (%)
Sex
 Female 185 (79.7)
 Male 47 (20.3)
Age
 20–29 116 (50.0)
 30–39 66 (28.4)
 40–49 22 (9.5)
 50 + 28 (12.1)
Profession
 Medical doctor 25 (10.8)
 Medical assistant 32 (13.8)
 Nurse/midwife 175 (75.4)
Marital status
 Single 102 (44.0)
 Married 130 (56.0)
Dog ownership
 Owns a dog 58 (24.6)
 Does not own a dog 175 (75.4)
Vaccination status of dog
 Vaccinated 44 (75.9)
 Not vaccinated 14 (24.1)