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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participant at FHRH Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia, (n = 416)

From: Medication non-adherence and associated factors among diabetes patients in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar city administration, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Sex
 Female 174 41.8
 Male 242 58.2
Age
 18–36 141 33.9
 36–50 122 29.3
 51–65 89 21.4
 66–80 64 15.4
Residency
 Rural 100 24.0
 Urban 316 76.0
Marital status
 Divorced 17 4.1
 Single 32 7.7
 Separated 88 21.2
 Married 279 67.1
Educational qualification
 Never went 133 32.0
 Primary school 142 34.1
 Secondary school 55 13.2
 Tertiary 86 20.7
Occupational status
 Farmer 147 35.3
 Civil servant 130 31.3
 Private worker 47 11.3
 Merchant 92 22.1
Average monthly income
 ≤ 500 94 22.6
 501–1000 107 25.7
 1001–2000 88 21.2
 ≥ 2001 127 30.5