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Table 1 Socio-demographic of the respondents in Hawassa comprehensive specialized Hospital, SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Validity and reliability of the Amharic version of supportive care needs survey - short form 34 among cancer patients in Ethiopia

Variables n = 170 Percent (%)
Age (Median, IQR a) 40 ± (32–50)  
Sex
 Female 122 71.8
 Male 48 28.2
Residence
 Urban 108 63.5
 Rural 62 36.5
Region
 Oromiya 52 30.6
 Amhara 3 1.8
 SNNPR b 115 67.6
Marital status
 Married 132 77.6
 Never married 14 8.2
 Divorced/separated 9 5.3
 Widowed 15 8.8
Education
 No education 43 25.3
 Can read and write 15 8.8
 Primary 41 24.1
 Diploma and degree 45 26.5
 Secondary 25 14.7
 Masters and above 1 0.6
Occupation
 Housewife 55 32.4
 Governmental employee 44 25.9
 Farmer 32 18.8
 Merchant 14 8.2
 Student 9 5.3
 Others c 16 9.4
Wealth index
 Lowest 32 20
 Second 32 20
 Middle 32 20
 Fourth 32 20
 Highest 32 20
  1. a Interquartile range, b Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region, c non -governmental organization, un-employed, daily laborer