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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants in TASH, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021

From: Evaluation of glycemic control and related factors among outpatients with type 2 diabetes at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Category Frequency (%)
Age, median (IQR)   54 years (45–62)
Age group (yrs.) 18-44 74 (22.8)
45-54 92 (28.3)
55-64 101 (31.1)
 ≥ 65 58 (17.8)
Gender Male 139 (42.8)
Female 186 (57.2)
Marital status Single 52 (16)
Married 217 (66.8)
Divorced 18 (5.5)
Widow/er 38 (11.7)
Educational level No formal education 37 (11.4)
Primary ed. (grade 1-8) 62 (19.1)
Secondary ed. (grade 9-12) 120 (36.9)
College and above 106 (32.6)
Occupation Unemployed 13 (4)
Gov’t/Private Employee 158 (48.6)
Self-employed 95 (29.2)
Homemaker 24 (7.4)
Retired/Pension 35 (10.8)
Monthly income (ETB)  < 1500 111 (34.2)
1500-5000 130 (40)
 > 5000 84 (25.8)
Residence Urban 175 (53.8)
Rural 150 (46.2)
Healthcare access Free 197 (60.6)
Paid 128 (39.4)
  1. IQR Interquartile Range, ETB Ethiopian Birr