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Table 1 Sociodemographic distribution of epilepsy patients on follow up at AMSH and TAH, 2015

From: Determinants of depression among people with epilepsy in Central Ethiopia

Variables Numbers Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 249 59.0
 Female 173 41
Age
 18–24 105 24.9
 25–34 143 33.9
 35–44 113 26.8
 45–54 48 11.4
 ≥ 55 13 3.1
Ethnicity
 Amhara 138 32.7
 Oromo 126 29.9
 Tigre 24 5.7
 Gurage 119 28.2
 Others 15 3.6
Marital status
 Single 212 50.2
 Divorce 58 13.7
 Widowed 9 2.1
 Married 143 33.9
Religion
 Orthodox 270 64.0
 Muslim 98 23.0
 Protestant 54 12.6
Residence
 Urban 372 88.2
 Rural 50 11.8
Education
 Unable to read and write 24 5.7
 Primary (1–8) 145 34.4
 Secondary (9–12) 172 40.8
 Diploma and degree 81 19.2
Occupation
 Not employed 41 9.7
 Employed 381 90.3
With whom living now
 Family 396 93.8
 Alone 14 3.3
 Relative/friend 12 2.8