Variable Frequency Percent %
Sex Male 142 62
  Female 86 38
Age in Years <20 28 12
  21-25 16 7
  26-30 20 9
  31-35 6 3
  > 36 158 69
Religion Orthodox 202 88
  Muslim 22 10
  Catholic 4 2
Marital status Single 48 20
  Married 148 65
  Divorced 4 2
  Widowed 24 11
  Separated 4 2
Occupation Civil servant 54 24
  Farmer 18 8
  Casual laborer 10 4
  Business Person 78 34
  Others* 68 30
Level of Education No formal education 52 23
  Primary school 47 20
  Secondary school 57 25
  Higher education 73 32
Area of residence Urban 182 80
  Semi urban 30 13
  Rural 16 7
*others: Retired, Jobless
Table 1: Socio demographic characteristics of respondents of prevalence and associated factors with diabetic foot ulcer in Ayder referral Hospital, Mekelle city, Ethiopia 2013 (n=228).