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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of prisoners (n = 329) in the correctional institution in Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia

From: Trauma exposure and alcohol use disorder among prisoners in Jimma Zone correctional institution, Southwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Continuous variablesMedianMADRange
Age (years)268.916–86
Income [Birr/months]10001112.00–35,814
Time in prison (months)910.41–120
Duration of sentence (months)3946.00–360
Categorical variablesnPercent
Sex
 Male30793.3
 Female226.7
Place of residence
 Urban22367.8
 Rural10632.2
Religion
 Muslim18155.0
 Orthodox9729.5
 Protestant3811.6
 Catholic134.0
Marital status
 Single17553.2
 Married12437.7
 Widowed237.0
 Divorced/separated72.1
Level of education
 Primary education17854.1
 Secondary education9428.6
 College and above309.1
 No formal education278.2
Occupation
 Employed13440.7
 Farmer9930.1
 Student4313.1
 Unemployed3610.9
 Other
(housewife/dressmaker)
175.2