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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with ESRD undergoing hemodialysis in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021 (n = 292)

From: Psychometric properties of the kidney disease quality of life-36 (KDQOL-36) in Ethiopian patients undergoing hemodialysis

Variables Category Numbers (n) Percent (%)
Sex Male 187 64
  Female 105 36
Age (years), M (SD) 48 (SD ± 14.7)   
Residence In Addis Ababa 250 85.6
  Outside Addis Ababa 42 14.4
Marital status Ever married 232 79.5
  Single 60 20.5
Educational status Not read and write 26 8.9
  Read and write 29 9.9
  Primary (1–8) 33 11.3
  Secondary (9–10) 32 11.0
  Preparatory (11–12) 52 17.8
  Vocational 10 3.4
  Diploma and above 110 37.7
Occupation Employed 152 52.1
  Unemployed 140 47.9
Hemodialysis session per week 1 times 15 5.1
  2 times 125 42.8
  3 times 152 52.1
Funding Yes 70 24
  No 222 76
Family history Yes 11 3.8
  No 281 96.2
Duration since start of hemodialysis, M (SD) 2.4 years (SD ± 2.1)   
Vascular access type Arteriovenous fistula 218 74.7
  Arteriovenous graft 30 10.3
  Permanent catheter 31 10.6
  Temporary catheter 13 4.5
  1. M mean; SD standard deviation