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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adults in Yirgalem town at Sidama national regional state, Southern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Knowledge about cataract and associated factors among adults in Yirgalem town, Sidama National Regional State, southern Ethiopia, 2020: a community based cross sectional study design

Variables Category No. (%)
Sex of respondent Male 258 (44.0)
Female 328 (56.0)
Age (years) 18–29 229 (39.1)
30–39 261 (44.5)
40–49 51 (8.7)
50 & above 45 (7.7)
Residence Urban 383 (65.4)
Rural 203 (34.6)
Marital status Single 98 (16.7)
Married 454 (77.5)
Divorced 30 (5.1)
Widowed 4 (.7)
Religion Orthodox 73 (12.5)
Muslim 69 (11.8)
Protestant 400 (68.3)
Catholic 33 (5.6)
Others 11 (1.9)
Educational status No formal education 105 (17.9)
Primary education 260 (44.4)
Secondary education 153 (26.1)
College and above 68 (11.6)
Occupational status Employed 134 (22.9)
Merchant 196 (33.4)
Farmer 256 (43.7)
Household monthly income ≤ 27.58$ 189 (32.3)
27.61–87.80$ 201 (34.3)
>  87.80$ 196 (33.4)
  1. (1$ = 38.0602 ETB)
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