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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of 210 Fistula patients investigated for UTIs at Hamlin Fistula hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Urinary tract infection among fistula patients admitted at Hamlin fistula hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Age (years)
 10–15 2 1.0
 16–20 49 23.3
 21–25 118 56.2
 26–30 25 11.9
 31–40 9 4.3
 36–40 6 2.9
 >40 1 0.5
Residence
 Rural 196 93.3
 Urban 14 6.7
Educational status
 Illiterate 163 77.6
 Primary school 44 21.0
 Above primary school 3 1.4
Occupations
 Merchant 34 16.2
 Farmer 62 29.5
 Student 17 8.1
 House Wife 67 31.9
 Daily Laborer 23 11.0
 Others 7 3.3
Marital status
 Single 72 34.3
 Married 61 29.0
 Divorced 77 36.7
Personal income (ETB)
 Less than 500 134 63.8
 500–1000 51 24.3
 1001–1500 17 8.1
 Above 1500 8 3.8
Previous history of catheterization
 Yes 99 47.1
 No 111 52.9
Previous history of UTI
 Yes 85 40.5
 No 125 59.5
  1. ETB Ethiopian birr