Characteristics Frequency Percentage (%)
Sex    
Male 141 40.3
Female 200 57.1
Not indicated 9 2.6
Age group (years)    
15 – 20 10 2.9
21 – 25 32 9.1
26 – 30 87 24.9
31 – 35 59 16.9
36 – 40 60 17.1
> 40 100 28.6
Not indicated 2 .6
Educational status    
None 2 .6
Primary 36 10.3
Secondary 143 40.9
Post-secondary 151 43.1
Not indicated 18 5.1
Marital status    
Single 89 25.4
Married 186 53.1
Separated 10 2.9
Divorced 14 4.0
Widow 41 11.7
Not indicated 10 2.9
Occupational status    
Public sector employee 79 22.6
Private sector employee 86 24.6
Self-employed 106 30.3
Retired 15 4.3
Student 15 4.3
Unemployed 25 7.1
Not indicated 24 6.9
Average monthly income (Naira)    
<10,000 66 18.9
10,000 - 19,000 44 12.6
20,000 - 29,000 35 10.0
30,000 - 39,000 44 12.6
40,000 and above 93 26.6
Not indicated 68 19.4
Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants; N=350.