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Table 1 Distribution of people with epilepsy disorder by their socio-demographic characteristics

From: Suicide ideation and attempts among people with epilepsy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (n = 410) Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 245 59.8
 Female 165 40.2
Age group
 18–24 110 26.8
 25–31 113 27.6
 32–38 68 16.6
 39–45 59 14.4
 > 45 60 14.6
Occupation
 Government employee 80 19
 Merchant 73 17.8
 Farmer 77 18.8
 Student 52 12.9
 Daily laborer 72 17.8
 House wife 56 13.7
Educational level
 No education 61 14.9
 Primary 178 43.4
 Secondary 130 31.7
 Diploma and above 41 10.0
Income (ETB*)
 < 750 254 62
 750–1199 81 19.7
 ≥ 1200 75 18.3
Marital status
 Single 206 50.2
 Married 141 34.4
 Divorce/widowed 63 15.4
Living arrangement
 With family 351 85.6
 Alone 59 14.4
Social support
 Poor 166 40.5
 Good 244 59.5
  1. ETB*, Ethiopian Birr