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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in Koladiba town of Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia, 2015 (n = 392)

From: The prevalence of impaired fasting glucose and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors among adults living in a rural Koladiba town, northwest Ethiopia

Variable Category Number Percent
Sex Male 173 44.1
Female 219 55.9
Age 20–29 106 27.0
30–39 72 18.4
40–49 67 17.1
50–59 58 14.8
>60 89 22.7
Occupation Employed 85 21.7
Housewife 114 29.1
Student 25 6.4
Merchant 63 16.1
Daily laborer 75 19.1
Farmer 30 7.7
Marital status Married 235 59.9
Single 60 15.3
Divorced 45 11.5
Widowed 47 12.0
Separated 5 1.3
Educational status Not read and write 126 32.1
Primary school 111 28.3
Secondary school 115 29.3
Higher education 40 10.2
Religion Orthodox christian 336 85.7
Protestant christian 4 1.0
Muslim 52 13.3