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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of people who inject drugs in Addis Ababa and Hawassa cities, December 2019

From: Population estimation and harm reduction among people who inject drugs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Age group
 Less than 25 69 25.0
 25–34 136 49.3
 35–44 54 19.3
 45+ 17 6.2
 Mean + SD 30.5 + 8.1  
 Range 20 to 67  
Sex
 Male 260 94.2
 Female 16 5.8
Educational status   
 Elementary 113 40.9
 Secondary 95 34.4
 Tertiary 68 24.6
Marital status
 Single 229 83.0
 Married 24 8.7
 Divo/Wid/Sepa 23 8.3
Religion
 Orthodox 230 83.3
 Muslim 26 9.4
 Protestant 14 5.1
 Others 6 2.2
Occupation
 Students 64 23.2
 Employed(gov/NGO) 12 4.3
 Self-employed 87 31.5
 Small clerk business/trade 113 40.9
Monthly income (n = 240)
 < 1000 Birr 102 42.5
 1000–1900 Birr 65 27.1
 2000 Birr or more 73 30.4
 Mean + SD (Birr) 1664 + 2348 Birr  
Enumeration
 Zewditu (site 2) 137 49.6
 OSSHD (site 1) 139 49.6