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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with diabetes mellitus attending outpatient department at Tirunesh Bejing General Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 403)

From: Prevalence of depression and its associated factors among patients with diabetes mellitus at Tirunesh-Beijing general hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

VariableCategoryFrequencyPercent
SexMale21152.4
Female19247.6
Age18–3410626.3
35–448019.9
45–548320.6
≥5513433.3
ReligionOrthodox29372.7
Muslim9824.3
Protestant123.0
EthnicityOromo20149.9
Amhara12631.3
Tigre225.5
Othera5413.4
ResidenceUrban34685.9
Rural5714.1
Marital statusSingle7017.4
Married25062.0
Divorced409.9
Widowed307.4
Separated133.2
Educational statusCan’t read & write338.2
Able to Read & write only5714.1
Primary school7117.6
Secondary school8621.3
Diploma7318.1
Degree and above8320.6
OccupationFarmer348.4
Civil servant10425.8
Private employed8220.3
Merchant8320.6
Retire4410.9
Otherb5613.9
  1. a = wolayita, Gurage, Afar b = Daily laborer, Housewife, student
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