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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of subjects included in nutrition survey, Gondar, Ethiopia, 2005

From: Nutritional status and dietary intake of urban residents in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

Parameter Total Male Female
  (n = 356) (n = 101) (n = 255)
Age in year    
 18–24 61 (17.1) 13 (12.9) 48 (18.8)
 25–34 100 (28.1) 23 (22.8) 77 (30.2)
 35–44 95 (26.7) 25 (24.8) 70 (27.5)
 45–54 57 (16.0) 21 (20.8) 36 (14.1)
 55–64 29 (8.1) 12 (11.9) 17 (6.7)
 >65 14 (3.9) 7 (6.9) 7 (2.7)
Religion    
 Christian 321 (90.2) 90 (89.1) 231 (90.6)
 Muslim 31 (8.7) 10 (9.9) 21 (8.2)
 Other 4 (1.1) 1 (1.0) 3 (1.2)
Marital status    
 Married 203 (57.0) 78 (77.2) 125 (49.0)
 Never married 86 (24.2) 20 (19.8) 66 (25.9)
 Divorced, widowed, separated 67 (18.8) 3 (3.0) 64 (25.1)
Occupation    
 House wife 96 (27.0) - 96 (37.6)
 Government employee 114 (32.0) 55 (54.5) 59 (23.1)
 Daily laborer 44 (12.4) 15 (14.9) 29 (11.4)
Other 102 (28.7) 31 (30.7) 71 (27.8)
Educational status    
 No 49 (13.8) 3 (3.0) 46 (18.0)
 Primary 93 (26.1) 23 (22.8) 70 (27.5)
 Secondary 154 (43.3) 37 (36.6) 117 (45.9)
 Tertiary 60 (16.8) 38 (37.6) 22 (8.6)
Monthly income in Birr    
 Mean ± SD 663.9 ± 522.8 807.1 ± 568.6 607.2 ± 493.4
Range 20.0 – 2872.0 60.0-2500.0 20.0-2872.0
<250 86 (24.2)   
251–500 101 (28.4)   
501–1000 100 (28.1)   
>1000 69 (19.4)