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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of prisoners in Arba Minch and Jinka town, Southern Ethiopia, 2021

From: Anxiety and its associated factors among inmates in ARBA Minch and JINKA town, southern Ethiopia

Variables (n = 618) Categories Anxiety
Yes No
Age (years) 18–27 60 (34.5%) 241 (54.3%)
28–37 41 (23.6%) 118 (26.6%)
38–47 39 (22.4%) 42 (9.5%)
≥48 34 (19.5%) 43 (9.7%)
Sex Male 124 (71.3%) 376 (84.7%)
Female 50 (28.7%) 68 (15.3%)
Marital status Married 103 (59.2%) 272 (61.3%)
Single 46 (26.4%) 153 (34.5%)
Divorced or widowed 25 (14.4%) 19 (4.3%)
Residence Urban 98 (56.3%) 189 (42.6%)
Rural 76 (43.7%) 255 (57.4%)
Educational status No formal education 34 (19.5%) 77 (17.3%)
Elementary 72 (41.4%) 219 (49.3%)
High school 58 (33.3%) 123 (27.7%)
Collage and above 10 (5.7%) 25 (5.6%)
Occupation Employed 128 (73.6%) 367 (82.7%)
House wife 12 (6.9%) 9 (2.0%)
Student 10 (5.7%) 41 (9.2%)
Un-employed 24 (13.8%) 27 (6.1%)
Have children Yes 126 (72.4%) 273 (61.5%)
No 48 (27.6%) 171 (38.5%)