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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics

From: Performance of primary health care workers in detection of mental disorders comorbid with epilepsy in rural Ethiopia

Characteristics (Total N = 237) Number (%)
Gender Male 140 (59.1)
Female 97 (40.9)
Marital status Never married 102 (43.1)
Married 124 (52.3)
Divorced or widowed 11 (4.6)
Education No formal education 95 (40.1)
Can read and write 40 (16.9)
Formal education 102 (43.0)
Employment Employed 21 (8.9)
Unemployed 15 (6.3)
Farmer 112 (47.3)
Housewife 61 (25.7)
Othersa 28 (11.8)
Relative wealth Low or very low 169 (71.3)
Average and above 68 (28.7)
Area of residence Rural 208 (87.8)
Urban 29 (12.2)
Religion Orthodox Christian 208 (87.8)
Protestant 15 (6.3)
Muslim 7 (2.4)
Age (years) Median (IQR) 30 (22–42)
Duration of epilepsy (years) Median (IQR) 11 (0–40)
Seizure frequency /month Median (IQR) 1 (0–2)
  1. IQR Interquartile Range, SD standard deviation
  2. aincludes students and other jobs