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Research Article

Spectrum, Pattern, and Clinical Outcomes of Adult Emergency Department Admissions in Selected Hospitals of Western Ethiopia: A Hospital-Based Prospective Study

Table 1

Distribution of respondents by their socio-demographic characteristics in Nekemte, western Ethiopia, 2017.

No.Variables (N = 889)CategoryFrequencyPercent

1Age of the patient15–2424327.31
25–3421524.20
35–4420122.62
45–5412714.30
55–64637.10
+65404.54

2SexMale50356.60
Female38643.41

3Marital statusSingle27330.70
Married54261.02
Divorced465.20
Widowed283.10

4Level of education attainedNo schooling25728.92
Primary (grade 1–6)24727.81
Secondary (grade 7–12)24727.80
Tertiary (>grade 12)13815.50

5Monthly income150–50048554.59
500–75011713.20
750–1500546.13
1500–3,000839.30
3000–5000536.05
+5000556.20
Unknown424.70

6ResidenceTown39644.50
Rural49355.50

7OccupationGovernment employee11112.50
Maid/servant343.80
Merchant13315.07
Farmer35139.50
Laborer303.40
Driver829.22
No formal job14816.71

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