Table 1

Socio-demographic profile of subjects included in nutrition survey, Gondar, Ethiopia, 2005
Parameter Total Male Female
(n = 356) (n = 101) (n = 255)
Age in year
 18–24 61 (17.1) 13 (12.9) 48 (18.8)
 25–34 100 (28.1) 23 (22.8) 77 (30.2)
 35–44 95 (26.7) 25 (24.8) 70 (27.5)
 45–54 57 (16.0) 21 (20.8) 36 (14.1)
 55–64 29 (8.1) 12 (11.9) 17 (6.7)
 >65 14 (3.9) 7 (6.9) 7 (2.7)
Religion
 Christian 321 (90.2) 90 (89.1) 231 (90.6)
 Muslim 31 (8.7) 10 (9.9) 21 (8.2)
 Other 4 (1.1) 1 (1.0) 3 (1.2)
Marital status
 Married 203 (57.0) 78 (77.2) 125 (49.0)
 Never married 86 (24.2) 20 (19.8) 66 (25.9)
 Divorced, widowed, separated 67 (18.8) 3 (3.0) 64 (25.1)
Occupation
 House wife 96 (27.0) - 96 (37.6)
 Government employee 114 (32.0) 55 (54.5) 59 (23.1)
 Daily laborer 44 (12.4) 15 (14.9) 29 (11.4)
Other 102 (28.7) 31 (30.7) 71 (27.8)
Educational status
 No 49 (13.8) 3 (3.0) 46 (18.0)
 Primary 93 (26.1) 23 (22.8) 70 (27.5)
 Secondary 154 (43.3) 37 (36.6) 117 (45.9)
 Tertiary 60 (16.8) 38 (37.6) 22 (8.6)
Monthly income in Birr
 Mean ± SD 663.9 ± 522.8 807.1 ± 568.6 607.2 ± 493.4
Range 20.0 – 2872.0 60.0-2500.0 20.0-2872.0
<250 86 (24.2)
251–500 101 (28.4)
501–1000 100 (28.1)
>1000 69 (19.4)

Amare et al.

Amare et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:752   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-752

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