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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with atrial fibrillation at Cardiac Clinic, UOG hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, December 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019

From: Appropriate use of anti-thrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation at single-center experience, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Number (No) Percent (%)
Age category
  < 65 years 158 75.2
 65–74 years 34 16.2
  ≥ 75 years 18 8.6
Sex
 Male 65 31.0
 Female 145 69.0
Residence
 Rural 102 48.6
 Urban 108 51.4
Marital status
 Married 149 71.0
 Unmarried 61 29.0
Occupation
 Government employee 19 9.4
 Merchant 20 9.5
 Farmer 92 43.7
 House wife 50 23.7
 Student 13 6.1
 Others* 16 7.6
Level of education
 Unable to read and write 118 56.2
 Able to read and write 39 18.6
 Primary education 17 8.1
 Secondary Education 15 7.1
 College and above 21 10.0
Monthly income (Eth. Birr)
  < 1500 130 61.9
 1500–3000 49 23.3
  > 3000 31 14.8
  1. Note: * = retired or no job