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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study subjects by gender

From: Evaluating the effectiveness of opportunistic eye screening model for people with Diabetes attending Diabetes clinic at Mnazi Mmoja hospital, Zanzibar

Socio-demographic status Female (%) Male (%) Total (%) P value
Age group  
6 –18 yrs 11 (3.1) 7 (2.0) 18 (5.1) 0.18
19 – 49 yrs 53 (14.9) 58 (16.3) 111 (31.2)
50 and above 112 (31.5) 115 (32.3 227 (63.6)
Educational level  
Never been to school 81 (23) 33 (9.3) 114 (32.3) <0.001
Primary & secondary school 98 (27.5) 131 (36.8) 229 (64.4)
Graduate and above 2 (0.6) 11 (3.2) 13 (3.8)
Occupation  
Govt .employees & Entrepreneurships 41 (11.5) 119 (33.5) 160 (45.0) <0.001
Students 6 (1.7) 13 (3.7) 19 (5.4)
Retired from government 5 (1.7) 32 (9) 37 (10.4)
Housewife/non-workers 128 (36.1) 12 (3.4) 140 (39.4)
Location  
Urban 78 (21.9) 80 (22.5) 158 (44.4) 0.43
Rural 92 (25.8) 81 (22.8) 173 (48.6)
Semi-urban 10 (2.8) 15 (4.2) 25 (7.0)