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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the participants socio-demographic and other variables

From: E-health literacy and associated factors among chronic patients in a low-income country: a cross-sectional survey

Variable n % Variables n %
Age    Occupation type   
< 29 203 50% Governmental 150 37.1%
30–49 110 27.4% Private 115 28.5%
> 50 91 22.6% unemployed 139 34.4%
Gender    Residence   
Male 268 66.3% Rural 52 12.9%
Female 136 33.7% Urban 352 87.1%
Marital Status    Self-Reported Health Status   
Single 158 39.1% Very bad 2 .5%
Married 213 52.7% bad 39 9.7%
Divorced 20 5.0% Not bad 105 26.0%
Widowed 13 3.2% good 225 55.7%
Educational status    Very good 33 8.2%
No formal Education 15 3.7% Follow-up in years   
Primary education 60 14.9% < 1 105 26.0%
Secondary education 121 30.0% 1–3 136 33.7%
Diploma and above 208 51.5% 3–5 49 12.1%
Type of Chronic Disease    > 5 114 28.2%
CVD 143 35.4% Frequency of internet use   
CRD 24 5.9% Daily 190 47.0%
Diabetes 141 34.9% Several days a week 163 40.3%
Epilepsy 52 12.9% One day a week 28 7.0%
Others 44 10.9% Less than one day a week 23 5.7%
Monthly Income*      
< 800 118 29.2%    
800–1500 62 15.3%    
1500–3500 99 24.5%    
3500–5500 65 16.1%    
> 5500 60 14.9%    
  1. * The monthly income currency is in Ethiopian Birr (ETB)