Table 1

Socio-demographic and other characteristics of the study subjects (*Birr 14.5=$1)
Characteristics n (%) Characteristics n (%)
Age Group Occupation
  15-24 4 (1.8)   House wife 118 (52.0)
  25-34 21 (9.3)   Farmer 45 (19.8)
  35-44 48 (21.1)   Government employee 13 (5.7)
  45-54 75 (33.0)   Merchant 13 (5.7)
  55-64 58 (25.5)   Private employed 12 (5.3)
  64+ 21 (9.3)   Daily laborer 8 (3.5)
Ethnicity   Retired 6 (2.6)
  Tigray 24 (10.6)   Other 12 (5.2)
  Amhara 104 (45.8) Family size
  Oromo 64 (28.2)   1-2 22 (9.7)
  Gurage 18 (7.9)   3-5 81 (35.7)
  Others 17 (7.5)   6-8 24 (10.6)
Marital Status   9-11 70 (30.8)
  Single 20 (8.8)   11+ 30 (13.2)
  Married 119 (52.4) Monthly income in Birr*
  Widowed 57 (25.1)   1 - 299 32 (17.9)
  Separated 17 (7.5)   300 - 599 78 (43.6)
  Divorced 14 (6.2)   600 - 899 35 (19.6)
Educational Status   900 - 1199 16 (8.9)
  Illiterate 124 (54.6)   1200+ 18 (9.4)
  Only read & write 44 (19.4) Distance from TAH in km
  Grade 1-4 17 (7.5)   <50 60 (26.4)
  Grade 5-8 18 (7.9)   51-300 76 (33.5)
  Grade 9-10/12 22 (9.7)   301-500 48 (21.1)
  College & above 2 (0.9)   501-700 27 (11.9)
Religion   700+ 16 (7.1)
  Orthodox 148 (65.0) Stage at diagnosis
  Muslim 44 (19.0)   Stage I 15 (7.6)
  Protestant 31 (14.0)   Stage II 104 (46.8)
  Catholic 2 (1.0)   Stage III 91 (40.1)
  Other 2 (1.0)   Stage IV 17 (7.5)

Hailu and Mariam

Hailu and Mariam BMC Cancer 2013 13:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-69

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