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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Adherence to anti diabetic medication among patients with diabetes in eastern Uganda; a cross sectional study

Characteristics Frequency [n,(%)]
Age  
<35 72 (13.8)
36 - 45 113 (21.7)
46 - 55 153 (29.4)
>55 183 (35.1)
Sex  
Female 259 (49.7)
Male 262 (50.3)
Education  
None 238 (45.7)
Primary 179 (34.4)
Secondary 73 (14.0)
Tertiary 31 (5.9)
Marital Status  
Married 381 (73.1)
Separated 41 (7.9)
Single 30 (5.8)
Widowed 69 (13.2)
Occupation  
Casual laborer 16 (3.1)
Farmer 275 (52.8)
Government employment 42 (8.1)
Trader 91 (17.5)
House wife 25 (4.8)
Unemployed 41 (7.9)
Others 31 (5.9)
Hospital  
Bugiri 221 (42.4)
Iganga 300 (57.6)