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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the respondents of Arsi Zone Oromia Regional State Asella town on MSWM in 2017

From: Assessment of status of solid waste management in Asella town, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Age Group
 15–25 39 9.7
 26–35 166 41.4
 36–45 109 27.2
 Above 45 87 21.7
Gender
 Female 285 71
 Male 116 29
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 34 8.5
 Able to read and write 99 24.7
 Grade 9–12 complete 177 44.1
 Diploma 43 10.9
 First degree and above 48 12
Occupational status
 Government employee 133 33.2
 Merchant 71 17.7
 Daily labour 47 11.7
 Urban agriculture 15 3.7
 Housewife 111 27.6
 Others 24 6