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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants ( n = 1014)

From: Recognition of depression by primary care clinicians in rural Ethiopia

Characteristics   Number(%)
Sex Male 465(45.9)
  Female 549(54.1)
Age categories (years) (n = 1008) 18–24 282(28.0)
  25–34 286(28.4)
  35–44 181(18.0)
  45–59 145(14.4)
  60+ 114(11.3)
Age (years) (=1008) Mean(SD) 35.5(15.7)
Marital status Married 639(63.0)
  Never married 269(26.5)
  Formerly married 106(10.5)
Ethnicity Gurage 908(89.6)
  Others 206(10.4)
Religion Orthodox Christian 876(86.4)
  Protestant 105(10.4)
  Others 33(3.3)
Education Non-literate 399(39.4)
  Literate but no formal education 113(11.1)
  Formal Education 502(49.5)
Occupation (n = 1012) Civil servant 105(10.4)
  Employed in private sector 21(2.1)
  Self employed 356(35.2)
  Voluntary work 5(0.5)
  Housewife 258(25.5)
  Jobless 24(2.4)
  Student 83(8.2)
  Pensioner 20(2.0)
  Other 140(13.8)
Number of children No child 352(34.7)
  1–4 children 346(34.1)
  More than 4 children 31.6(31.2)