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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents in Dera District, North West Ethiopia, Dec 2015

From: Iodine content of dietary salt at household level and associated factors using Iodometric titration methods in Dera District, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables(N = 1194) Frequency Percent
Age of the respondent
 18-29 years 507 42.5
 30–44 years 391 32.7
  ≥ 45 years 296 24.8
Wealth Index
 Poor 395 33.3
 Medium 401 33.6
 Rich 398 33.1
Occupation of the respondent
 Housewife 942 78.9
 Government employee 60 2.7
 Merchant 89 7.5
 Daily Laborer 32 2.7
 Others (Beggars) 25 2.1
Family Size
  < 5 1046 87.6
 5 or more 148 12.4
Marital Status
 Married 785 65.7
 Single 218 18.3
 Divorced 112 9.4
 Separate 15 1.3
 Widowed 64 5.4