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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of prisoners imprisoned in Bahir Dar prison 2016. N = 402

From: Depression and associated factors among prisoners in Bahir Dar Prison, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Age (in years)
 18–34 308 76.6
 35–49 62 15.4
  > 50 32 8
Sex
 Male 394 98
 Female 8 2
Marital status
 Single 172 42.8
 Married 228 56.7
 Divorced 2 0.5
Religion
 Orthodox 394 98
 Protestant 5 1.2
 Muslim 3 0.8
Educational status
 Illiterate 116 28.9
 Read and Write 55 13.7
 Grades1–4 18 4.5
 Grades5–8 76 18.9
 Grades9–12 97 24
 College and above 40 10
Have children
 Yes 200 49.8%
 No 202 50.2%