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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of Background information of participants in the quantitative study (N = 102)

From: What constitutes problematic khat use? An exploratory mixed methods study in Ethiopia

Characteristics   Number Percent
Age 15–24 24 23.5
25–34 45 44.1
35 and above 31 30.4
Sex Male 80 78.4
Female 22 21.6
Religion Orthodox 66 64.7
Muslim 24 23.5
Protestant 10 9.8
Othera 2 2.0
Marital status Single 71 69.6
Married 24 23.5
Divorced 6 5.9
Othera 1 1.0
Living arrangement With parents or other 60 58.8
Relatives   
With partner 15 14.7
Alone 26 25.5
Otherb 1 1.0
Relative Wealth Low 38 37.3
Medium 54 52.9
High 8 7.8
Ethnicity Oromo 17 16.7
Amhara 41 40.2
Guragie 18 17.6
Tigria 13 12.7
Othersd 8 8.8
Employment Private business 20 19.6
Student 12 11.8
Employed 48 47.1
Daily laborer 6 5.9
Jobless 5 4.9
Petty trade 9 8.8
Otherc 2 2.0
Total   102 100
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