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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adult men 15–59 years in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Prevalence and predictors of alcohol use among adult males in Ethiopia: multilevel analysis of Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2016

Variables Ever use alcohol Total (%)
Yes No
Ever chewed khat
 Yes 855 2562 3418 (72.86)
 No 4157 5018 9176 (72.86)
Age group
 15–29 3640 2786 6426 (51.03)
 30–44 2056 2116 4173 (33.13)
 45–59 1030 9364 1995 (15.84)
Sex of the household head
 Male 5141 5893 11,034 (87.61)
 Female 732 827 1560 (12.39)
Marital status
 Married 3726 3977 7704 (61.17)
 Single 2147 2742 4890 (38.83)
Residence
 Urban 1415 1080 2495 (19.82)
 Rural 4458 5640 10,098 (80.18)
Religion
 Orthodox 4939 732 5676 (45.07)
 Muslim 345 3570 3916 (31.09)
 Protestant 477 2267 2745 (21.80)
 Others* 111 144 256 (2.03)
Education
 No education 1922 1846 3773 (29.96)
 Primary 2452 3424 5876 (46.66)
 Secondary 850 994 1845 (14.66)
 Higher 643 455 1099 (8.73)
Region
 Tigray 723 11 794 (6.31)
 Afar 8 73 82 (0.65)
 Amhara 2679 527 3206 (25.46)
 Oromia 1239 3474 4713 (37.43)
 Somali 2 323 326 (2.59)
 Benishangul 60 63 123 (0.98)
 SNNPR 674 1911 2586 (20.53)
 Gambela 19 17 36 (0.29)
 Harari 5 26 31 (0.25)
 Addis Ababa 441 179 620 (4.93)
 Dire-Dawa 19 52 71 (0.57)
Media exposure
 Yes 4365 3788 8154 (64.74)
 No 1508 2932 4440 (35.26)
Wealth index
 Poor 1754 2518 4272 (33.92)
 Middle 1087 1339 2427 (19.27)
 Rich 3031 2863 5895 (46.81)
Working status
 Yes 5266 5905 11,172 (88.71)
 No 607 815 1422 (11.29)
Occupation
 Had occupation 5545 6105 16,650 (92.50)
 Had no occupation 328 615 944(7.50)
Literacy
 Can read 4101 4476 8578 (68.11)
 Cannot read 1772 2244 4016 (31.89)