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Table 1 Socio-demographic distributions of participants among residents of Mertule Mariam town East Gojam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Help-seeking intention and associated factors towards mental illness among residents of Mertule Mariam town, East Gojam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a mixed-method study

Independent variableCategoriesFrequencyPercent
Age18–2424125.4
25–3446348.9
35–4419320.4
> 44505.3
SexMale55458.5
Female39341.5
Marital statusSingle42645.0
Married41744.0
Divorced859.0
Widowed192.0
EthnicityAmhara94499.7
Other30.3
ReligionOrthodox93598.7
Other121.3
Educational statusUnable to read and write11612.2
Educational levelElementary school12613.3
Secondary school26027.5
College diploma26728.2
Degree and above17818.8
Occupational statusGovernment employee38740.9
Housewife707.4
Farmer596.2
NGO employee454.8
Merchant16817.7
Student15216.1
Other667.0
Income< 75029030.6
751–120011311.9
> 120154457.4