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Table 1 Distribution of participants by their socio-demographic and psychosocial characteristics at Ilu Ababore zone hospitals, southwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 402)

From: Prevalence of depression and associated factors among epileptic patients at Ilu Ababore zone hospitals, South West Ethiopia, 2017: a cross‑sectional study

VariablesFrequencyPercent
Age
 18–2416240.3
 25–3412130.1
 35–448220.3
 ≥ 45379.2
Gender
 Male25362.9
 Female14937.1
Religion
 Orthodox15338.1
 Muslim11528.6
 Protestant10526.1
 Othersa297.2
Marital status
 Married24661.2
 Single11729.1
 Divorced/widowed399.7
Ethnicity
 Oromo32380.34
 Amhara5212.93
 Tigre143.48
 Gurage92.23
 Otherb40.99
Educational status
 Unable to read and write11428.4
 Primary19547.3
 Secondary5814.4
 College and above358.7
Residency
 Rural19749.0
 Urban20551.0
Type of occupation
 Government employ266.5
 Private enterprise23458.2
 Student6015.0
 Unemployed8220.4
Social support
 High25262.7
 Moderate9824.4
 Poor5212.9
Perceived stress
 Low19247.8
 High21052.2
  1. aWaqefetaa, Catholic, Adventist
  2. bKefa, Wolayta