Table 1

Socio demographic characteristics of study participants in Addis Zemen town, South Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2012
Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Age 18-25 44 12.7
26-32 95 27.5
33-42 98 28.3
> 42 109 31.5
Sex Female 210 60.7
Male 136 39.3
Marital status Single 74 21.4
Married 188 54.3
Widowed 34 9.8
Divorced 50 14.5
Occupation Farmer 27 7.8
Government employee 109 31.5
Student 33 9.5
House wife 77 22.3
Others 37 10.7
Religion Orthodox 282 81.5
Muslim 57 16.5
Protestant 6 1.7
Others 1 0.3
Educational status Unable to read and write 118 34.1
Only read and write 38 11.0
Elementary 43 12.4
Secondary school 42 12.1
12 and above 105 30.3
Ethnicity Amhara 335 96.8
Tigre 5 1.4
Others 6 1.7
Year of Residency < 1 years 8 2.3
1-2 years 26 7.5
> 3 years 312 90.2

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Alemu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:382   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-382

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