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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adult patients attending HIV follow up service in Harar town, eastern Ethiopia, 2015

From: Prevalence and associated factors of common mental disorders among adult patients attending HIV follow up service in Harar town, Eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency (N) Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 109 26.0
 Female 311 74.0
Marital status
 Single 57 13.6
 Married and living together 158 37.6
 Separated 112 26.7
 Divorced/widowed 93 22.1
Ethnicity
 Oromo 225 53.6
 Amhara 118 28.1
 Tigre 28 6.7
 Guraghe 24 5.7
 Harari 15 3.6
 Others 10 2.4
Religion
 Muslim 94 22.4
 Orthodox 285 67.9
 Protestant 41 9.8
Age group in years
  < 40 298 71.0
 40–60 114 27.1
  > 60 8 1.9
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 68 16.2
 Able to read and write 11 2.6
 Primary school 186 44.3
 Secondary school 120 28.6
 Diploma 22 5.2
 Degree 13 3.1
Occupational status
 House wife 51 12.1
 Government employee 73 17.4
 NGO employee 21 5.0
 Private 48 11.4
 Student 5 1.2
 Daily laborer 102 24.3
 Unemployed 56 13.3
 Merchant 64 15.2
Income
  < 200 70 16.7
 200–499 39 9.3
 500–999 164 39.0
  > =1000 147 35.0
  1. Others: Somali, Wolayita, and sidama