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Table 7 Health service attendance for depression episodes by socio demographic characteristics, Ethiopia 2003

From: The prevalence of depression and associated factors in Ethiopia: findings from the National Health Survey

Variables Adults with Depressive episodes (n=449) Service attendance n (%)
Residence
 Rural 397 87 (21.9)
 Urban 52 16 (30.8)
Sex
 Male 207 48 (23.2)
 Female 242 55 (22.7)
Age group
 18-30 125 27 (21.6)
 31-44 113 30 (26.5)
 45-54 69 13 (18.8)
 55-64 65 18 (27.7)
 65-74 49 10 (20.4)
 75+ 28 5 (17.9)
Marital status
 Never married 30 10 (33.3)
 Currently married 302 63(20.9)
 Separated 6 2 (33.3)
 Divorced 34 11 (32.4)
 Widowed 77 17 (22.1)
Educational Status
 Illiterate 305 61 (20.0)
 1-4 grade 44 8 (18.2)
 5-8 grade 49 21 (42.9)
 9-12 grade 40 11 (27.5)
 Higher 11 2 (18.2)
Current job
 Employed 277 67 (24.2)
 Unemployed 172 36 (20.9)
Income group
 ≤ 500 birr 410 87 (21.2)
 501-1999 birr 29 14 (48.3)
 ≥ 1000 birr 10 2 (10.8)
 Total 449 103 (22.9)