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Table 1 Demographic data of survey participants, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (N = 429)

From: Trends and barriers of emergency medical service use in Addis Ababa; Ethiopia

  Number of Patients (n = 429) Percentage
Sex Male 297 69.2
Female 132 30.8
Age 18–30 years 192 44.8
31–50 years 210 49.0
> 50 years 27 6.3
Occupation Student 35 8.2
House wife 52 12.1
Government worker 139 32.4
Nongovernment organization 6 1.4
Self employed 137 31.9
Retired 9 2.1
Unemployed 14 3.3
Daily laborer 30 7.0
Other 7 1.6
Language Amharic 353 82.3
Oromifa 42 9.8
Tigrigna 29 6.8
Others 5 1.2
Educational status Primary 67 15.6
Secondary 126 29.4
Diploma 107 24.9
Degree 98 22.8
Post graduate 14 3.3
Informal education 11 2.6
Other 6 1.4
Length of residency in Addis < 1 year 5 1.2
2 to< 5 year 54 12.6
5 to < 10 year 75 17.5
10 to 25 years 129 30.1
>  25 years 166 38.7
Marital status Single 126 29.4
Engaged 17 4.0
Married 276 64.3
Widowed 1 .2
Divorced 9 2.1
Car ownership Yes 40 9.3
No 389 90.7
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