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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of diabetic patients in Arba Minch hospital from March to May, 2017 (n = 215)

From: Intestinal parasitosis and associated factors among diabetic patients attending Arba Minch Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (percentage)
Age of respondents
 16–25 28 (13.0%)
 26–35 75 (34.9%)
 36–45 80 (37.2%)
 ≥ 46 32 (14.9%)
Sex
 Male 122 (56.7%)
 Female 93 (43.3%)
Marital status
 Single 70 (32.6%)
 Married 145 (67.4%)
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 42 (19.5%)
 Primary 63 (29.3%)
 Secondary and above 110 (51.2%)
Occupation
 Government employee 58 (27.0%)
 Merchant 56 (26.0%)
 Farmer and labor 26 (12.1%)
 Student 20 (9.3%)
 House wife 55 (25.6%)
Residence
 Urban 181 (84.2%)
 Rural 34 (15.8%)