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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of Type 2 DM patients at Addis Zemen District Hospital, Gondar, Ethiopia, 2019(N = 402)

From: Attitude, practice and its associated factors towards Diabetes complications among type 2 diabetic patients at Addis Zemen District hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

VariablesFrequencyPercent (%)
Sex
 Male17744.0
 Female22556.0
Age (in years)
 18–3013433.3
 31–4511829.4
 45–7015037.3
Level of Education
 Cannot read and write11027.4
 Informal education can read and write12430.8
 Primary school and can read and write7719.2
 Secondary school and above9122.6
Marital status
 Married20250.2
 Divorced379.2
 Widowed4912.2
 Single11428.4
Occupation
 Farmer8521.1
 Government worker4611.4
 Merchant10425.9
 Housewife7719.2
 NGO worker9022.4
Religion
 Orthodox30475.6
 Muslim6816.9
 Protestant307.5
 Ethnicity
 Amhara34886.6
 Kimant358.7
 Tigrie194.7
Residence
 Rural15939.6
 Urban24360.4
Duration of DM (in years)
  [1,2,3,4,5]27067.2
  [6,7,8,9,10]9323.1
 >10399.7
Type of medication they use
 Oral13333.1
 Injectable21854.2
 Both5112.7
Family history of DM
 Yes11829.4
 No28470.6
Income(ETB)
 <50015638.8
 500–15006816.9
 1501–25008621.4
 >25009222.9
  1. Abbreviations: ETB = Ethiopian Birr, DM = Diabetes mellitus, NGO = Non-governmental organizations