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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of prisoners imprisoned in selected correctional institution of Northwest Amhara, Ethiopia

From: Status of perceived social support and its associated factors among inmate prisoners in Northwest Amhara, Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Frequency (%)
Sex
 Male 583 (89.8)
 Female 66 (10.2)
Residence
 Urban 434 (66.9)
 Rural 215 (33.1)
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 584 (90)
 Others (Muslim, Catholic and Protestant) 65 (10)
Marital status
 Single 306 (47.1)
 Married 228 (35.1)
 Not live with their partners 115 (17.7)
Educational status
 Not read and write 108 (16.6)
 Read and write 97 (14.9)
 1–8 class complete 129 (19.9)
 9–12 class complete 206 (31.9)
 Certificate and above 109 (16.8)