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Table 2 Characteristics of patients

From: Factors associated with uterine fibroid in Ghanaian women undergoing pelvic scans with suspected uterine fibroid

Characteristics Number Percent
Age group (years)   
 14–24 44 18.0
 25–34 54 22.1
 35–44 124 50.8
 45 and above 22 9.0
 Total 244 100
Highest educational level   
 Primary 14 5.7
 Junior High School 64 26.2
 Senior High School 54 22.1
 Tertiary 96 39.3
 Post-Graduate 14 5.7
 Uneducated 2 0.8
 Total 244 100
Tribe   
 Akan 112 45.9
 Ewe 58 23.8
 Ga 44 18.0
 Northern 30 12.3
 Total 244 100
Parity   
 Zero 156 63.9
 1 and above 88 36.1
 Total 244 100
Body Mass Index   
 <25 76 31.1
 25–29.9 78 32.0
 30 and above 90 36.9
 Total 244 100
Menstrual flow pattern (heavy flow)  
 Yes 102 41.8
 No 142 58.2
 Total 244 100
Type of menstrual cycle (irregular)   
 Yes 164 67.2
 No 80 32.8
 Total 244 100