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Table 1 Description of study settings

From: Ethiopian patients’ perceptions of anti-diabetic medications: implications for diabetes education

  Addis Ababa Butajira
Significance Largest urban center in Ethiopia Home to the demographic surveillance site of AAU
Population [48] 3.2 million 63 thousand
Ethnic groups [49] Amhara (47%), Gamo (1.7%), Guragie (16.3%), Oromo (19.5%), Silte (2.9%), Tigrie (6.2%), others (6.4%) Guragie (82%), others (18%)
Religions [49] Orthodox Christianity (74.7%), Islam (16.2%), Protestant Christianity (7.8%), others (1.3%) Islam (51.3%), Orthodox Christianity (39.6%) and Protestant Christianity (8.7%), others (0.4%)
Literacy [49] 85.3% 37.9%