Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the deceased in Alicho-Weriro district, southern Ethiopia from January 2020 to December 2021

VariablesFrequencyPer cent
Sex
 Male22152.5
 Female20047.5
Age (in years)
 <5296.9
 5–144711.2
 15–4911026.1
 50–6411427.1
 ≥6512128.7
Marital status
 Married29469.8
 Single11126.4
 Other163.8
Educational status
 Unable to read and write28066.5
 Primary school9422.3
 Secondary school and above4711.2
Religion
 Muslim39994.8
 Christian225.2
Family size
 <5 person(s)17742
 ≥5 persons24458
Residence
 Rural36386.2
 Urban5813.8
Occupation
 Farmer34181
 Government/NGO employer204.8
 Other6014.2
Ethnicity
 Silte39994.8
 Other225.2
Place of death
 At home34481.7
 At health institution5412.8
 Other235.5
  • NGO, non-governmental organization.