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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of PHC attendees by sex, in Moshi district council, Tanzania (2019)

From: Missed opportunity for alcohol use disorder screening and management in primary health care facilities in northern rural Tanzania: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristic Categories Total N (%) n = 1604 Sex
Female N (%) n = 933 Male N (%) n = 671
Age in years  < 25 225 (14.0) 157 (16.8) 68 (10.1)
  25–39 526 (32.8) 333 (35.7) 179 (28.8)
40–49 292 (18.2) 163 (17.5) 129 (19.2)
50–59 229 (14.3) 120 (12.9) 109 (16.2)
 ≥ 60 332 (20.7) 160 (17.1) 172 (25.6)
Education level Never went to School 84 (5.2) 44 (4.7) 40 (5.9)
  Incomplete primary school 100(6.2) 56 (6.0) 44 (6.6)
Primary education 1032 (64.3) 607 (65.0) 425 (63.3)
Secondary education 283 (17.6) 174 (18.7) 109 (16.2)
University/ college 105 (6.6) 52 (5.6) 53 (7.9)
Marital status Married 1068(66.5) 595 (63.7) 473 (70.5)
  Separated/divorced 78(4.8) 51 (5.5) 27 (4.0)
Widowed 130(8.1) 85 (9.1) 45 (6.7)
Cohabiting 54(3.4) 38 (4.1) 16 (2.4)
Single 274(17.1) 164 (17.6) 110 (16.4)
Employment Employed 183 (11.4) 84 (9.0) 99 (14.8)
  Self-employment 933 (58.2) 544 (58.8) 384 (57.2)
Unemployed/ 362 (22.6) 238 (25.5) 124 (18.5)
Volunteered/ Student 59 (3.7) 39 (4.2) 20 (3.0)
Retired 67 (4.2) 23 (2.5) 44 (6.6)