Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Adult Population towards Blood Donation in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of adult population living in Gondar town, 2015 ().

VariablesFrequency ()Percentage (%)

Age
 20–25 years 40252.3
 26–30 years 23230.2
 31–35 years 7910.3
 36–40 years 557.2

Sex
 Male 43056
 Female 33844

Educational status
 Below secondary school 22529.3
 Attend secondary school18924.6
 Attend higher education 35446.1

Occupation
 Student19425.3
 Unemployed16621.8
 Farmer60.8
 Daily laborer 283.6
 Government employee19525.4
 Own private work 16521.5
 Private employee 141.8

Religion
 Orthodox Christian 60979.3
 Muslim10113.2
 Protestant Christian46 6
 Catholic and Jewish 121.5

Marital status
 Single49364.2
 Married21027.3
 Divorced334.3
 Widowed162.1
 Married but live in separated place 162.1

Self-perceived health status
 Excellent20626.8
 Very good 23130.1
 Good30539.7
 Poor263.4

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