Variables No Percentage
Sex    
Male 164 31.3
Female 360 68.7
Age    
16-29 151 28
30-44 290 55.3
≥45 83 15.8
Residence    
urban 460 88.5
Rural 60 11.5
Marital status    
Single 94 17.9
Married (Union) 178 34
Married (Separated) 88 16.8
Divorced 83 15.8
Widowed/widower 81 15.5
Religion    
Orthodox 483 92.2
Muslim 32 6.1
Protestant 5 1.0
Catholic 4 0.8
Educational status    
No education 140 26.7
Primary 181 34.5
Secondary 171 32.6
Tertiary 32 6.1
Employment    
Employed 94 18.25
Unemployed 421 81.75
Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics (2010-2012) in Mekelle Hospital, Northern Ethiopia.