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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adults living with visual impairment in Gondar, University Specialized Referral Hospital, Ethiopia (n = 328)

From: Self-reported fall and associated factors among adult people with visual impairment in Gondar, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequencyPercent (%)
Sex
 Male18957.6
 Female13942.4
Age in years (mean age 56.46 ± 14.2)
 18–447823.8
 45–6414443.9
 > 6410631.5
Residence
 Urban13541.2
 Rural19358.8
Marital status
 Not married103.0
 Married26179.6
 Divorced319.5
 Widowed267.9
Religion
 Orthodox29690.3
 Protestants30.9
 Muslims298.8
 BMI (kg/m2) (mean 19.94 ± 2.15)
 Underweight (< 18.5)298.9
 Normal (18.5–24.9)23170.4
 Overweight (25–29.9)133.9
 Obese (> 29.9)51.8
Occupation
 Homemaker9930.2
 Farmer14544.2
 Civil servant298.8
 Merchant329.8
 Retired164.9
 Othersa72.1
Level of education
 No formal school19459.1
 Primary school7121.6
 Secondary school278.2
 Diploma175.2
 Degree and above195.8
Income (ETB/month)
 <  100014042.7
 1000–200010431.7
 2001–30004614.0
 > 30003811.6
Family/social support
 Yes20161.3
 No12738.7
Smoking habit
 Never31395.4
 Past smoker51.5
 Current smoker103
Drinking alcohol habit
 Never19960.7
 Past alcoholic3911.9
 Current alcoholic9027.4
Physical exercise
 Yes4313.1
 No28586.9
  1. aDaily labor workers, students, BMI body mass Index, ETB Ethiopian birr