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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants in Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, Mandura Woreda, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

From: Substance use and associated factors among Gumuz people in Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, Mandura woreda, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percentage
Sex of respondents Female 869 54.7
Male 719 45.3
Age of respondents 18–24 173 10.9
25–34 482 30.4
35–44 342 21.5
45 and above 591 37.2
Marital status of the respondents Divorced 5 0.3
Married 1525 96.1
Single 51 3.2
Widowed 6 0.4
Educational status of respondents Un able read and write 863 54.3
Able to read and write without formal education 500 31.5
Primary 153 9.6
Secondary 72 4.5
Religion Catholic 613 38.6
Muslim 308 19.4
Orthodox 499 31.4
Protestant 112 7.1
Traditional 56 3.5
Occupation of the respondents Farmer 709 44.6
Gov/NGO 88 5.5
House wife 725 45.7
Merchant 66 4.2
Income monthly Pocket Money (Ethiopian Birr) <=100 360 22.7
100–299 594 37.4
300–499 504 31.7
500–999 115 7.2
> = 1000 15 0.9
  1. Gov Government employee, NGO Non-governmental organization employee