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Table 2 Awareness of glaucoma in relation to 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

Characteristics [N = 340] Aware [n = 8] Not aware [n = 332]
Gender   
   Male 5 232
   Female 3 100
Age   
   40-49 4 116
   50-59 4 101
   60-69 0 76
   70-79 0 32
   80+ 0 7
Marital status   
   Married 8 315
   Non-married 0 9
Religion   
   Muslim 4 199
   Christian 4 133
Education   
   Illiterate 0 146
   Read & write only 1 66
   1-4 grade completed 0 31
   5-8 grade completed 0 39
   9-12 grade completed 2 28
   Collage education 5 22
Occupation   
   Farmer 1 127
   Housewife 1 73
   Employee 6 62
   Merchant 0 32
   Daily laborer 0 13
   Others 0 25