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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with Asthma at University of Gondar hospital North West Ethiopia, 2017

From: Status of metered dose inhaler technique among patients with asthma and its effect on asthma control in Northwest Ethiopia

Socio-demographic variables Categories Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Sex Male 85 41.3
Female 121 58.7
Residence Urban 153 74.3
Rural 53 25.7
Marital status Single 24 11.7
Married 130 63.1
Divorced 23 11.2
Widowed 29 14.1
Age Category 18–34 35 17.0
35–54 115 55.8
≥ 55 56 27.2
Religion Orthodox 162 78.6
Muslim 29 14.1
Protestant 15 7.3
Occupational Merchant 24 11.7
Civil Servant 55 26.7
House Wife 76 36.9
Student 51 24.8
Merchant 24 11.7
Educational status No formal education 112 54.4
Primary school 50 24.3
Secondary school 38 18.4
Higher education 6 2.9
Family income ≤ 1200 87 42.2
1201–2499 106 51.5
≥ 2500 13 6.3