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Table 1 Distribution of respondents by their socio-demographic characteristic, Adare General Hospital, Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Prevalence and factors associated with depression among hospital admitted patients in South Ethiopia: cross sectional study

Category Frequency (n = 194) Percent (%)
Age
 18–24 38 19.6
 25–34 59 30.4
 35–44 40 20.6
 45–54 24 12.4
 ≥ 55 33 17.0
Sex
 Male 105 54.1
 Female 89 45.9
Marital status
 Single 65 33.5
 Married 96 49.5
 Divorced 14 7.2
 Widowed 19 9.8
Ethnicity
 Sidama 65 33.5
 Wolaita 53 27.3
 Oromo 31 16.0
 Amhara 24 12.4
 Others 20 10.3
Religion
 Orthodox 67 34.5
 Muslim 89 45.9
 Protestant 25 12.9
 Catholic 13 6.7
Education
 Unable to read and write 24 12.4
 No formal education 15 7.7
 Primary 48 24.7
 Secondary 36 18.6
 College and above 70 36.1
Occupation
 Governmental employee 34 17.5
 House wife 21 10.8
 Farmer 27 13.9
 Non-governmental 42 21.6
 Merchant 36 18.6
 Student 28 14.4
 Others 40 20.6
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