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Table 2 Substance use 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
Substance user
 Overall user 411 25.9
 Male 271 63.9
 Female 140 34.1
Alcohol user
 Overall user 769 48.4
 Male 476 61.9
 Female 293 38.1
Tobacco user
 Overall user 251 15.8
 Male 158 62.9
 Female 93 37.1
Hazardous tobacco user without alcohol
 Overall 2 0.1
 Male 2 0.1
Social support
 Poor support 256 33.2
 Strong support 515 66.8
 Total 771 48.6
Tobacco users peer/family/
 Almost none 63 25.1
 About half 114 45.1
 Most 72 28.7
 Total 251 15.8
Alcohol users peer/family/
 Almost none 126 16.4
 About half 231 30.0
 Most 412 53.6
 Total 769 48.4
Sources of tobacco
 Shop/Market 31 28.18
 Multiple source 79 71.82
 Total 251 15.8
Source of alcohol
 Shop/Market 26 26.8
 House, shop and Neighbor 410 53.3
 Multiple source 333 42.3
 Total 769 48.4