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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants

From: Alcohol use disorder among prisoners in Debre Berhan prison, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariableResponse categoriesFrequency (n = 347)Percentage
Age<= 2010129.1
21–247621.9
25–297621.9
≥  309427.1
Marital statusUnmarriedc21662.2
Married13137.8
Educational statusUnable to read and write9326.8
Primary education16748.1
Secondary education6518.7
Territory education226.3
Occupational status before imprisonmentGovernment employee205.8
Personal business8323.9
Daily labourer277.8
Student329.2
Farmer14441.5
Otherb4111.8
EthnicityAmhara32493.4
Other a236.6
ReligionOrthodox Christian32393.1
Otherd246.9
Frequency of church/mosque visit before imprisonmentDaily6719.3
2–3 times per week329.2
Once a week15444.4
Less than weekly6117.6
Never339.5
ResidenceUrban16848.4
Rural17951.6
  1. aOromo, Tigray, Afar, and Gurage. bCar driver, assistant driver, and a broker. cSingle, divorced, separated, and widowed. d Protestant and Muslim