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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of fractured adult patients at University of Gondar teaching hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 118)

From: Change in serum level of vitamin D and associated factors at early phase of bone healing among fractured adult patients at University of Gondar teaching hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective follow up study

Background characteristics Frequency(Percent)
Place of residence
 Urban 44(37.3)
 Rural 74(62.7)
Age (in Years) of the respondent
 18–30 54(45.8)
 31–40 25(21.2)
 41–50 20(16.9)
 50–71 19(16.1)
Sex of the respondent
 Male 103(87.3)
 Female 15(12.7)
Religion of the respondent
 Orthodox 105(89.0)
 Muslim 13(11.0)
Ethnicity of the respondent
 Amhara 113(95.8)
 Tigre 5(4.2)
Marital Status of the respondent
 Married 80(67.8)
 Single 34(28.8)
 Widowed 4(3.4)
Educational Status the respondent
 Not read and write 27(22.9)
 Read and write 31(26.3)
 Elementary school(Grade 1–4) 13(11.0)
 Junior high school(Grade 5–8) 25(21.2)
 Senior high school(Grade 9–10) 16(13.6)
 Preparatory(Grade 11–12) 4(3.4)
 Higher education (> Grade 12) 2(1.7)
Occupation of the respondent
 House wife/work 10(8.5)
 Merchant 19(16.1)
 Daily Labourer 11(9.3)
 Governmental employed 6(5.1)
 Farmer 72(61.0)
Family size of the respondent
 1–4 91(77.1)
  ≥ 5 27(22.9)
Household Wealth Index
 Poor 38(32.2)
 Medium 41(34.7)
 Rich 39(33.1)