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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of CKD patients in two selected hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Patients with chronic kidney disease are not well adhered to dietary recommendations: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsFrequency
SexMale79 (79%)
Female21 (21%)
Age< 4030 (30%)
41–4923 (23%)
50–5925 (25%)
60–6918 (18%)
> = 704 (4%)
ResidenceUrban90 (90%)
Rural10 (10%)
ReligionOrthodox63 (63%)
Muslim29 (29%)
Protestant7 (7%)
Catholic1 (1%)
Marital statusSingle29 (29%)
Married/living together60 (60%)
Divorced8 (8%)
Widowed3 (3%)
Educational levelNo formal education7 (7%)
Primary15 (15%)
Secondary28 (28%)
More than secondary50 (50%)
OccupationProfessional/technical32 (32%)
Clerical8 (8%)
Sales and services38 (38%)
Skilled manual1 (1%)
Unskilled manual2 (2%)
Agriculture5 (5%)
Other14 (14%)