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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants (3346) by current tobacco use in Arba Minch HDSS, Southern, Ethiopia

From: Tobacco use and associated factors among adults reside in Arba Minch health and demographic surveillance site, southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Categories Total Participants Non-Current User Current Tobacco Use
Smoked & Smokeless Smoked Smokeless
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Sex Male 1674(50.0) 1235(46.3) 439(64.8) 368(64.4) 230(70.6)
Female 1672(50.0) 1434(53.7) 238(35.2) 203(35.6) 96(29.4)
Age group 25–34 804(24.0) 727(27.2) 77(11.4) 46(8.1) 51(15.6)
35–44 863(25.8) 710(26.6) 153(22.6) 120(21.0) 84(25.8)
45–54 845(25.3) 656(24.6) 189(27.9) 163(28.5) 81(24.8)
55–64 834(24.9) 576(21.6) 258(38.1) 242(42.4) 110(33.7)
Residency Rural 2801(83.7) 2174(81.5) 627(92.6) 551(96.5) 294(90.2)
Urban 545(16.3) 495(18.5) 50(7.4) 20(3.5) 32(9.8)
Marital status Unmarried* 405(12.1) 354(13.3) 51(7.5) 41(7.2) 25(7.7)
Married 2941(87.9) 2315(86.7) 626(92.5) 530(92.8) 301(92.3)
Ethnicity Gamo 2713(81.1) 2088(78.2) 625(92.3) 546(95.6) 288(88.3)
Zeysie 290(8.7) 273(10.2) 17(2.5) 6(1.1) 17(5.2)
Other** 343(10.3) 308(11.5) 35(5.2) 19(3.3) 21(6.4)
Religion Protestant 2104(62.9) 1992(74.6) 112(16.5) 53(9.3) 72(22.1)
Orthodox 1054(31.5) 609(22.8) 445(65.7) 403(70.6) 245(75.2)
Other 188(5.6) 68(2.5) 120(17.7) 115(20.1) 9(2.8)
Occupation Farmer 1779(53.2) 1274(47.7) 505(74.6) 446(78.1) 253(77.6)
Daily laborer 257(7.7) 225(8.4) 32(4.8) 22(3.9) 15(4.6)
Merchant 146(4.4) 134(5.0) 12(1.8) 5(0.9) 7(2.1)
Housewife 914(27.3) 812(30.4) 102(15.1) 80(14.0) 36(11.0)
Employed at Org 106(3.2) 96(3.6) 10(1.5) 5(0.9) 6(1.8)
Unemployed 119(3.6) 103(3.9) 16(2.4) 13(2.3) 9(2.8)
Other 25(0.8) 25(0.9) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
Educational status No formal education 2334(69.8) 1764(66.1) 570(84.2) 504(88.3) 266(81.6)
Primary school 768(23.0) 676(25.3) 92(13.6) 60(10.5) 50(15.3)
Secondary & above 244(7.3) 229(8.6) 15(2.2) 7(1.2) 10(3.1)
Wealth Index 1st quantile 1039(31.1) 868(32.5) 171(25.3) 136(23.8) 79(24.2)
2nd quantile 690(20.6) 500(18.7) 190(28.1) 177(31.0) 75(23.0)
3rd quantile 608(18.2) 483(18.1) 125(18.5) 109(19.1) 64(19.6)
4th quantile 479(14.3) 357(13.4) 122(18.0) 102(17.9) 62(19.0)
5th quantile 530(15.8) 461(17.3) 69(10.2) 47(8.2) 46(14.1)
Altitude Lowland 1510(45.1) 1376(51.6) 134(19.8) 71(12.4) 86(26.4)
Midland 427(12.8) 384(14.4) 43(6.4) 25(4.4) 30(9.2)
Highland 1409(42.1) 909(34.1) 500(73.9) 475(83.2) 210(64.4)
  1. *Unmarried: include single, divorced, separated and widow; ** Other include Goffa, Wolayta, Amhara