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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants in Harar City, Eastern Ethiopia from February 27–April 27, 2018 (n = 694)

From: Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice towards disposal of unused and expired pharmaceuticals among community in Harar city, Eastern Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (%)
Age (years)
 18–24 193 (27.8)
 25–35 214 (30.8)
 35 and above 287 (41.4)
Gender
 Male 368 (53.0)
 Female 326 (47.0)
Religion
 Orthodox 440 (63.4)
 Muslim 146 (21.0)
 Protestant 99 (14.3)
 Othersb 9 (1.3)
Educational
 Illiterate 50 (7.2)
 Primary (1–8) 114 (16.4)
 Secondary (9–12) 275 (39.6)
 College and above 255 (36.7)
Marital status
 Single 272 (39.2)
 Married 362 (52.2)
 Divorced 35 (5.0)
 Widowed 25 (3.6)
Occupations
 Self employed 362 (52.2)
 Governmental employee 137 (19.7)
 Student 91 (13.1)
 Housewife 81 (11.7)
 Othersc 18 (2.6)
Monthly income (ETB)a
  < 1380 222 (32)
 1381–6900 431 (62.1)
 6901–13,800 41 (5.9)
  1. aClassification is according to WHO income level scale for developing countries; ETB: Ethiopian birr; bCatholic, Jehovah Witness and Traditional. cdaily labors, retired, no job