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Table 1 Background characteristics of the study participants

From: “With tramadol, I ride like a Jaguar”: a qualitative study of motivations for non-medical purpose tramadol use among commercial vehicle operators in Kumasi, Ghana

Group Number of participants Age range Gender Education Length of use
Drivers 9 18–30 Male (15) Ranged from no schooling to high school graduate 1–7 years
6 31–43
Assistants 3 18–25 Male (5) Female (3) Ranged from no schooling to high school graduate 1–7 years
3 26–30
2 31–32