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Table 1 Background characteristics of victims of trafficking from Ethiopia, 2016

From: Socio-economic, trafficking exposures and mental health symptoms of human trafficking returnees in Ethiopia: using a generalized structural equation modelling

Characteristicsa Number (percent)
(n = 1387)
Age at departure
 14–17 84 (6.06)
 18–20 420 (30.28)
 21–25 695 (50.11)
 26–49 188 (13.55)
Sex
 Male 716 (51.62)
 Female 671 (48.38)
Marital status
 Married 267 (19.25)
 Never married 1075 (77.51)
 Separated 45 (3.24)
Educational level
 Illiterate 135 (9.73)
 Primary 467 (33.67)
 Junior 409 (29.49)
 High school and above 376 (27.11)
Residence
 Rural 914 (65.90)
 Urban 473 (34.10)
Region
 Oromyia 429 (30.93)
 SNNPb 453 (32.66)
 Amhara 345 (24.87)
 Others 160 (11.54)
Religion
 Muslim 806 (58.11)
 Protestant 342 (24.66)
 Orthodox 216 (15.79)
 Others 20 (1.44)
Social support
 Poor 974 (70.22)
 Medium 274 (19.75)
 Strong 139 (10.02)
  1. aSocio-economic characteristics that describe situations before departure or at their origin
  2. bSNNP is the region of Southern Nations and Nationalities and Peoples