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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of prisoners in Diredawa correctional facility, Diredawa, Eastern Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 421)

From: Poor sleep quality and associated factors among prisoners of the Diredawa correctional facility in eastern Ethiopia

Independent variableCategoryFrequencyPercent
Age in years ≤ 19286.7
20–3931274.1
40–597016.6
≥ 60112.6
SexMale39393.3
Female286.7
EthnicityAmhara13632.3
Oromo16739.7
Othersa11828
Marital statusSingle17942.5
Married17641.8
Othersb6615.7
ReligionOrthodox17040.4
Muslim19245.6
Othersc5914
Educational statusCan’t read and write4811.4
Primary16439
Secondary14734.9
Diploma and above6214.7
Average monthly income of family< $2715937.8
$27–$43.569622.8
> $43.5616639.4
Social supportPoor12830.4
Moderate23054.6
Good6315
  1. aTigre, Somali, Afar, Garage. bDivorced, widowed. cProtestant, catholic, wakifeta