Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of adults in Dire Dawa city, 2017.

Characteristics FrequencyPercent

Sex
 Male28632.80
 Female58667.20

Age
 25-2923226.61
 30-4432937.73
 45-5412113.88
 55-6419021.79

Education
 College and above10113.99
 Secondary30935.44
 Primary34038.99
 No education12213.99

Marital status
 Married58266.74
 Single17319.84
 Divorced728.26
 Widowed455.16

Ethnicity
 Oromo30134.52
 Amhara41347.36
 Other15818.12

Occupation
 Office work23426.83
 Merchant13515.48
 Unemployed39445.18
 Other††10912.50

Other: including Somali (n=28), Harari (n=10), Gurage (n=55), Tigre (n=39), Wolayta (n=8), Silte (=15), and Afar (n=3).
Other††: including housewife (n=36), pensioner (n=30), janitor (n=13), and daily laborer (n=30).