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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia, July to October 2012

From: Appropriate health-seeking behavior and associated factors among people who had cough for at least two weeks in northwest Ethiopia: a population-based cross-sectional study

Variables Number (N = 843) Percent
Sex   
Male 413 49.0
Female 430 51.0
Age   
15-34 238 28.2
35-54 348 41.3
 ≥55 257 30.5
Marital Status   
Married 585 69.4
Single 258 30.6
Education   
Had no formal education 585 69.4
Primary 226 26.8
Secondary and above 32 3.8
Residence   
Rural 768 91.1
Urban 75 8.9
Income(in birr)   
 ≤ 500 575 68.2
> 500 268 31.8
Family size   
< 5 435 51.6
 ≥ 5 408 48.4