Table 1

Regional socioeconomic indicators for study districts

CharacteristicNorthern Region (Yendi)Brong-Ahafo (Kintampo North)Western Region (Ahanta West)
% of reproductive aged women with no education67.527.719
% of women using modern contraception7.317.519.9
% of births assisted by a medically trained attendant27.356.953.6
  • Source: Ghana Health Service, Ghana Statistical Service, Macro International.10