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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants in selected government health facilities of Mekelle City, North Ethiopia, 2017

From: Foodborne intestinal protozoan infection and associated factors among patients with watery diarrhea in Northern Ethiopia; a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 124 55.6
 Female 99 44.4
Age (Yrs)
  < 5 36 16.1
 5–14 46 20.6
 15–24 55 24.7
 25–34 44 19.7
 35–44 16 7.2
  > =45 26 11.7
Occupation
 Civil servant 23 10.3
 Self-employed 37 16.6
 Farmer 4 1.8
 Unemployed 159 71.3
Educational level
 Illiterate 38 17
 Read and write 47 21.1
 Primary school 34 15.2
 High school 75 33.6
 College and above 29 13