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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents in Arba Minch town, Gamo Zone, South Ethiopia, 2017

From: Socio-demographic correlates of availability of adequate iodine in household salt: a community-based cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequencyPercent (%)
Sex
 Female82093.7
 Male556.3
Age category
 < 1910612.1
 20–2935140.1
 30–2921824.9
 40–4912113.8
 50+799.0
 Age, mean (95% CI)31.1 (30.4, 31.8) 
Religion
 Protestant41547.4
 Orthodox36041.1
 Muslim10011.4
Educational status
 Diploma or higher33538.3
 Do not read and write23526.9
 Grade 9–1215918.2
 Grade 1–814616.7
Occupation
 Private business30034.3
 Student18320.9
 Government employee16518.9
 Merchant12914.7
 Farmer/or housewife9811.2
Marital status
 Married56164.1
 Single26129.9
 Widowed273.1
 Divorced263.0
Household monthly income
 < 1000 ETB38443.9
 1000–2000 ETB19822.6
 > 2000 ETB29333.5
Household family size
 < 565875.2
 ≥ 521724.8