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Table 1 Socio-demographic and substance use-related characteristics of Jimma university staff, Jimma, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Khat chewing prevalence and correlates among university staff in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent
Sex
 Female 165 52.3
 Male 169 47.7
Religion
 Orthodox 155 43.8
 Muslim 110 31.1
 Protestant 80 22.6
 Catholic 9 2.5
Ethnicity
 Oromo 194 54.8
 Amhara 85 24
 Gurage 36 10.2
 Tigray 29 8.2
 Othera 10 2.8
Age (years)
 18–24 71 20.1
 25–34 223 63.0
 35–44 35 9.9
 ≥ 45 25 7.1
Marital status
 Married 166 46.9
 Single 158 44.6
 Divorced 19 5.4
 Widowed 11 3.1
Educational status
 Secondary 37 10.5
 Diploma 143 40.4
 Degree 146 41.2
 Masters and above 28 7.9
Salary (ETB)
 550–1114 94 26.6
 1115–1800 88 24.9
 1801–3144 65 18.4
 ≥ 3145 107 30.2
Had khat chewer friends
 No 237 67
 Yes 117 33.0
Job satisfaction
 No 159 44.9
 Yes 195 55.1
Alcohol use
 No 149 42.1
 Yes 205 57.9
Cigarrete smoking
 No 337 95.2
 Yes 17 4.8
Family history of chewing khat
 No 330 93.2
 Yes 24 6.8
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