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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at Mekelle public hospitals, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Magnitude of overweight and associated factors among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at Mekelle public hospitals, Tigray, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariablesNumberPercent
Sex
 Male19854.2
 Female16745.8
Age
 25–34308.2
 35–447119.5
 45–5413336.4
 Above 55 years13135.9
Marital status
 Single123.3
 Married29179.7
 Divorced256.8
 Widowed3710.2
Religion
 Orthodox27074
 Muslim7821.4
 Others174.6
Ethnicity
 Tigray35497
 Amhara113
Educational status
 Can’t read and write7420.3
 Primary9425.8
 Secondary7219.7
 Diploma and above12534.2
Occupational status
 Housewife8723.8
 Government employee12734.8
 Merchant8322.7
 Farmer4011
 Retired184.9
 Other102.7
Residential area
 Rural7721.1
 Urban28878.9