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Table 1 Socio-demographic profiles of Gondar city residents who were ≥18 years old, Northwest Ethiopia

From: High burden of hypertension across the age groups among residents of Gondar city in Ethiopia: a population based cross sectional study

Variable Male n (%) Female n (%) Total n (%)
Age in Years
 18–24 264 (47. 2) 295 (52, 8) 559 (18. 3)
 25 to 34 305 (46. 8) 347 (53. 2) 652 (21. 3)
 35 to 44 253 (43. 4) 330 (56. 6) 583 (19. 1)
 45 to 54 236 (46. 3) 274 (53. 7) 510 (16. 7)
 55 to 64 163 (42. 3) 223 (57. 8) 386 (12. 6)
  ≥ 65 185 (50. 1) 184 (49. 9) 369 (12. 1)
Location Birth
 Urban 633 (48. 1) 687 (51. 9) 1317 (43. 1)
 Rural 773 (44. 4) 969 (55. 5) 1742 (56. 9)
Education status
 Unable to read and write 175 (44. 9) 214 (55, 01) 389 (12. 72)
 Can read and write 590 (47. 7) 647 (52. 3) 1237 (40. 4)
 Primary school 146 (53. 7) 126 (46. 3) 272 (8. 9)
 Secondary school 117 (70. 5) 49 (29. 5) 166 (5. 43)
 Diploma 13 (61. 9) 8 (38. 1) 21 (0. 69)
 Degree and above 347 (38. 9) 545 (61. 1) 892 (29. 16)
Marital Status
 Single 483 (55. 8) 383 (44. 2) 866 (28. 3)
 Married 832 (48. 2) 896 (51. 8) 1728 (56. 5)
 Separated 21 (17. 1) 102 (82. 9) 123 (4. 02)
 Divorced 29 (238) 93 (76. 2) 122 (3. 99)
 Widowed 41 (18. 6) 179 (81. 4) 220 (7. 19)
Religion
 Orthodox 1230 (45. 5) 1473 (54. 5) 2, 703 (90. 9)
 Muslim 129 (48. 9) 135 (51. 1) 264 (8. 9)
 Protestant 4 (66. 7) 2 (33. 3) 6 (0. 20)
Work status over the last 12 month
 Government employee 201 (56. 8) 153 (43. 2) 354 (11. 57)
 Private employee 100 (60. 2) 66 (39. 8) 166 (5. 43)
 Personal Job 715 (58. 4) 509 (41. 6) 1224 (40. 01)
 Non paid Job 5 (11. 1) 40 (88. 9) 45 (1. 47)
 Student 162 (52. 3) 148 (47. 7) 310 (10. 13)
 Home worker 3 (5. 3) 54 (74. 7) 57 (1. 86)
 Retired 53 (70. 7) 22 (29. 3) 75 (2. 45)
 Able to work 132 (20. 0) 528 (80. 0) 660 (21. 58)
 Unable to work 35 (20. 8) 133 (79. 2) 168 (5. 49)
Did you ever had your BP measured for any reason
 Yes 609 (43. 3) 834 (50. 5) 1443 (47. 2)
 No 797 (56. 7) 819 (49. 5) 1616 (52. 8)
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