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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of prisoners among prisoners imprisoned in prisons of Northwest Amhara, 2015

From: Anxiety and associated factors among prisoners in North West of Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Frequency (%)
Sex  
 Male 583(89.8)
 Female 66(10.2)
Residence  
 Urban 434(66.9)
 Rural 215(33.1)
Religion  
 Orthodox 584(90)
 Others(Muslim, catholic & protestant) 65(10)
Marital status  
 Single 306(47.1)
 Married 228(35.1)
 Separated 115(17.7)
Educational status  
 Not read and write 108(16.6)
 Read and write 97(14.9)
 1-8 class complete 129(19.9)
 9-12 class complete 206(31.9)
 Certificate and above 109(16.8)