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Table 1 Descriptions of Socio demographic characteristics among patients with diabetes mellitus on follow up at Felegehiwot referral hospital (n = 421), Bahirdar, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Suicidal plan, attempt, and associated factors among patients with diabetes in Felegehiwot referral hospital, Bahirdar, Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age group
 18–24 74 17.6
 25–34 116 27.6
 35–44 97 23
 45–54 77 18.3
 ≥ 55 57 13.5
Sex
 Male 227 53.9
 Female 194 46.1
Marital status
 Married 256 60.8
 Single 93 22.5
 Widowed/divorced 72 16.7
Religion
 Orthodox 352 83.6
 Muslim 51 12.1
 Protestant 18 4.3
Occupation
 Government employee 71 16.9
 Private employee 58 13.8
 Unemployed 28 6.7
 Farmer 196 46.6
 Student 26 6.2
 Others 42 10
Educational status
 No formal education 192 45.6
 Grade1–8 93 22.1
 Grade9–12 58 13.8
 Diploma and above 78 18.5
Monthly income
 < $27 159 37.8
 $27–$43.56 96 22.8
 > $ 43.56 166 39.4
With whom patient is living
 With family 375 89
 Alone 46 11
Social support
 Poor 242 57.5
 Moderate 128 30.4
 Strong 51 12.1