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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (N = 384), North West Ethiopia, 2017

From: Assessment of liver marker enzymes and its association with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Patient (n = 192) N (%) Control (n = 192) N (%)
Sex
 M 121(63%) 116 (60.4%)
 F 71 (37%) 76 (39.6%)
Age (Mean ± SD) 55.76 ± 10.11 50.93 ± 5.41
Religious
 Orthodox 131(68.2) 148 (77.1)
 Muslim 35 (18.2) 34(17.7)
 Protestant 14 (7.3) 7(3.6)
 Catholic 12 (6.3) 3(1.6)
Education
 Illiterate 40 (20.8) 39(20.3)
 Primary school 69 (35.9) 77(40.1)
 Secondary school and college 69 (35.9) 54(28.1)
 Degree and above 14 (7.3) 22(11.5)
Occupation
 Farmer 17 (8.9) 17(8.9)
 Merchant 92 (47.9) 79(41.1)
 Civil servant 72 (37.5) 64(33.3)
 Student 6(3.1) 12(6.3)
 Other 5 (2.6) 20(10.4)
  1. F Female, IU/L International units per liter, M male, mg/dl milligrams per deciliter, N number, n number, SD standard deviation