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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Hosanna town 2014

From: Hypertension and its associated factors in Hosanna town, Southern Ethiopia: community based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Number Percent
Sex (n = 524)
 Male 277 52.9
 Female 247 47.1
Age (n = 524)   
 25–34 102 19.5
 35–44 273 52.1
 45–54 110 21.0
 55–64 39 7.4
Marital status (n = 524)   
 Single 195 37.1
 Married 192 36.6
 Divorced 106 20.2
 Widowed 31 5.9
Education (n = 524)   
 No formal education 24 4.6
 Primary education 130 24.8
 Secondary education 115 21.9
College/university 255 48.7
Income (n = 524)   
 < 54 USD 132 25.2
 55–91 USD 233 44.5
 92–109 USD 30 5.7
 > 109 USD 129 24.6