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Table 1 .Socio-demographic characteristics of adults in Northwestern Ethiopia, 2015 (n=1405)

From: Overweight/obesity among adults in North-Western Ethiopia: a community-based cross sectional study

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
Sex Male 609 43.3
Female 796 56.7
Age < 23 years 294 21.0
24–28 years 270 19.3
29–39 years 254 18.1
37–50 years 312 22.3
> 50 years 270 19.3
Religion Orthodox 1283 91.6
Muslim 97 6.9
Protestant and others 20 1.4
Residence Urban 691 49.2
Rural 714 50.8
Occupational status Student 110 7.9
Formally Employed 161 11.5
Self Employed 912 65.1
Daily Laborer 217 15.5
Marital status Single 319 22.8
Married 922 65.9
Divorced 72 5.1
Widowed 87 6.2
Income < 2250 Et.Birr 664 41.4
> 2250 Et Birr 820 58.6