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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants by glaucoma, South Gondar Zone, North West Ethiopia, 2021(n = 253)

From: Glaucoma and its predictors among adult patients attending ophthalmic outpatient department: a hospital-based study, North West Ethiopia

Factors Glaucoma
Yes n (%) No n (%)
Age
 40–49 3 (1.2) 34 (13.5)
 50–59 16 (6.3) 50 (19.8)
 60–69 39 (15.4) 55 (21.7)
> = 70 8 (3.2) 48 (19.0)
Sex
 Male 48 (18.8) 111 (43.7)
 Female 18 (7.3) 76 (30.0)
Religion
 Orthodox 53 (20.8) 122 (48)
 Muslim 13(5.2) 53 (20.8)
 Protestant 13 (5.2)
Marital status
 Married 54 (21.3) 147 (58)
 Single 8 (3.2) 8 (3.2)
 Divorced 2 (0.7) 11 (4.2)
 Widowed 8 (3.2)
 Separated 2 (0.8) 13 (5.2)
Occupation
 Farmer 39 (15.6) 91 (30.6)
 Government 16 (6.2) 35 (14)
 Merchant 5 (2.0) 21 (8.3)
 house wife 3 (1.2) 10 (4.0)
 Othersa 3 (1) 18 (7.1)
Income per month
  < =18$ 0 8 (3.2)
 18–31$ 0 29 (11.5)
 31–48$ 26 (10.4) 34 (13.5)
  > 48$ 40 (15.6) 117 (46.2)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 58 (22.9) 139 (55)
 Oromo 5 (2.0) 21 (8.3)
 Tigray 3 (1.2) 19 (7.3)
 Othersb 8 (3.2)
Educational level
 Cannot read &write 14 (5.3) 33 (13.0)
 Can read and write 18 (7.2) 65 (25.5)
 Primary school 15 (5.9) 29 (11.4)
 High school 9 (3.6) 38 (15.1)
 Collage& university 10 (4.0) 24 (9.5)
  1. aNB:Other: daily labor, Self-employed
  2. bother: Somali, Gurage, Silte