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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants attending diabetic follow-up clinic in DRH, Northeast Ethiopia, 2017

From: Factors associated with glycemic control among diabetic adult out-patients in Northeast Ethiopia

Characteristics (N = 384) Categories n (%)
Age, mean ± SD   45 ± 14.5 years
Age group 18–39 years 151 (39.3)
40–49 years 68 (17.7)
50–99 years 82 (21.4)
≥ 60–69 years 46 (12.0)
≥ 70 years 37 (9.6)
Gender Male 201 (52.3)
Female 183 (47.7)
Residence Rural 114 (29.7)
Urban 270 (70.3)
Educational status Illiterate 120 (31.3)
Read and write 33 (8.6)
1–8 95 (24.7)
9–12 88 (22.9)
College and above 48 (12.5)
Marital status Single 79 (20.6)
Married 209 (54.4)
Divorced 44 (11.5)
Widowed 52 (13.5)
Occupation Students 41 (10.7)
Employed 48 (12.5)
Housewives 125 (32.6)
Merchants 41 (10.7)
Others 129 (33.6)
Monthly income < 500 ETB 203 (52.9)
500–1000 ETB 70 (18.2)
> 1000 ETB 111 (29.9)
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