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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents at an ophthalmic outreach site in southwestern Ethiopia, 2009.

From: Glaucoma awareness among people attending ophthalmic outreach services in Southwestern Ethiopia

Sociodemographic characteristics no (%) [N = 340]
Age group (years)  
   40-49 120(35.3)
   50-59 105(30.9)
   60-69 76(22.3)
   70-79 32(9.4)
   ≥80 7(2.1)
Gender  
   Male 237 (69.7)
   Female 103 (30.3)
Marital Status  
   Married 323(95.0)
   Single 9(2.6)
   Widow 8(2.4)
Religion  
   Muslim 203(59.7)
   Christian 137(40.3)
Education  
   Illiterate 146(42.9)
   Read and write only 67(19.7)
   1-4 grade completed 31(9.1)
   5-8 grade completed 39(11.5)
   9-12 grade completed 30(8.8)
   Collage education 27(8.0)
Occupation  
   Farmer 128(37.6)
   Housewife 74(21.8)
   Govt/nongov't employeea 68(20.0)
   Merchant 32(9.4)
   Daily laborer 13(3.8)
   None/dependent on family 19(5.6)
   Othersb 6(1.8)
  1. aemployee of a governmental or non-governmental organization
  2. bPriest/Imam (3), Pensioner (3)