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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

Variable Response categories Frequency (n = 347) Percentage
Age <= 20 101 29.1
21–24 76 21.9
25–29 76 21.9
≥  30 94 27.1
Marital status Unmarriedc 216 62.2
Married 131 37.8
Educational status Unable to read and write 93 26.8
Primary education 167 48.1
Secondary education 65 18.7
Territory education 22 6.3
Occupational status before imprisonment Government employee 20 5.8
Personal business 83 23.9
Daily labourer 27 7.8
Student 32 9.2
Farmer 144 41.5
Otherb 41 11.8
Ethnicity Amhara 324 93.4
Other a 23 6.6
Religion Orthodox Christian 323 93.1
Otherd 24 6.9
Frequency of church/mosque visit before imprisonment Daily 67 19.3
2–3 times per week 32 9.2
Once a week 154 44.4
Less than weekly 61 17.6
Never 33 9.5
Residence Urban 168 48.4
Rural 179 51.6
  1. aOromo, Tigray, Afar, and Gurage. bCar driver, assistant driver, and a broker. cSingle, divorced, separated, and widowed. d Protestant and Muslim