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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 320)

From: Intestinal parasite infections and associated factors among inmates of Arba Minch prison, southern Ethiopia: cross sectional study

VariablesCategoriesNo.%
SexMale30595.3
Female154.7
Age≤3020062.5
31–507623.8
> 504413.8
Marital statusMarried21266.3
Single10833.8
Original residenceUrban12338.5
Rural19761.5
Educational status of prisonersIlliterate8325.9
Primary15648.8
Secondary6420.0
College & above175.3
Occupation before imprisonedUnemployed11636.3
Farmer16952.8
Gov’t Emp144.4
Private work216.6
Duration of incarceration< 2 years20564.1
> 2 years11535.9
Current incomeNo income13742.8
< 50010633.1
501–10006119.1
> 1000165.0