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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with hypertension on follow up at JUTH during April 2014 to September 2015

From: Psychological morbidity and substance use among patients with hypertension: a hospital-based cross-sectional survey from South West Ethiopia

Variables Frequency %
Gender
 Male 169 42.7
 Female 227 57.3
Marital status
 Single 23 5.8
 Married 305 77
 Other 68 17.2
Educational status
 Non-literate 150 37.9
 Read and write 91 23
 Primary 67 16.9
 Secondary 59 14.9
 Tertiary 29 7.3
Occupation
 Farmer 91 23
 Teacher 19 4.8
 Merchant 51 12.9
 House wife 93 23.5
 Daily laborer 107 27
 Others 35 8.8
Religion
 Muslim 151 38.1
 Orthodox 192 48.5
 Protestant 41 10.4
 Others 12 3
Place of residence
 Rural 118 29.8
 Urban 278 70.2