Table 2

Caregiver, child and injury characteristics in Amakom subdistrict, Ghana

UnweightedWeighted
%Frequency%Frequency95% CI
Caregiver
 Age (mean, SD)34.612.832.918.531 to 34.8
 Female88.231592.2250089.3 to 94.4
Relationship to child
 Mother76.227278.6213273 to 83.4
 Father93261634.2 to 8.7
 Other (eg, grandparent, guardian, aunt/uncle)14.95315.441810.9 to 20.8
Caregiver education
 None217524.365918.5 to 31.2
 Basic69.824968184460.9 to 74.3
 Senior high school7.8285.91603.7 to 9.4
 Tertiary school1.451.8490.6 to 5.3
Employment status
 Unemployed25.69129.780522.5 to 38
 Hourly worker73.626269187160.8 to 76.3
 Salaried worker0.831.2330.3 to 5.4
Number of children in household
 124.78826.371319.9 to 33.8
 224.78826.371320.1 to 33.9
 319.97120.555615.2 to 26.9
 414.95312.93509.3 to 17.5
 ≥516571438010.8 to 18
Exposure to first aid training
 Yes7.8796.11653.6 to 10
Age of child
 <11212213.5010.7 to 17
 1–436.537038034.3 to 41.8
 5–926.426824.6022 to 27.4
 10–1417.718016.7014.1 to 19.7
 15–177.4757.205.6 to 9.2
Age
 Mean years, SD6.84.56.646.1 to 7
Sex
 Male51.752551.7047.5 to 55.9
 Female48.349148.3044.1 to 52.5
Injury severity
 Moderate8322082.2075.9 to 87.2
 Major12.83413.909.2 to 20.4
 Serious38301.4 to 6.5
 Severe0.820.500.1 to 2
 Death0.410.400.1 to 2.9