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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of intentions to seek help for depression among residents of Aykel town, Northwest Ethiopia 2015 (n = 832)

From: Intention to seek help for depression and associated factors among residents of Aykel town, Northwest Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Characteristic Frequency%
SexMale48958.8
Female34341.2
AgeMean (SD) = 28.7 (9.5)
EthnicityAmhara48658.4
Kimant32639.2
Tigre202.4
ReligionOrthodox69883.9
 Muslim12414.9
 Protestant101.2
Educational statusUnable to read and write667.8
Elementary school (1–8th)9811.8
Secondary school (9–12)36543.9
Diploma15418.3
Degree and above14917.9
Occupation24329.2
Government employee
Merchant15218.3
Private worker11513.8
House wife10212.3
Student14717.7
Jobless738.8
Marital statusSingle40748.9
Married38746.5
Divorced263.1
Widowed/widower121.4