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Table 1 Socio demographic distribution respondents among Somali refugee at Melkadida camp, Southeast Ethiopia, 2014(n = 831)

From: Prevalence of depression and associated factors among Somali refugee at melkadida camp, southeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Number Percent
Age 18–40 620 74.6
41–60 195 23.5
>60 16 1.9
Sex Male 383 46.1
Female 448 53.9
Marital status Married 462 55.6
never married 132 15.9
divorced 100 12
widowed 66 7.9
separated 71 8.5
Educational status never attend the school 362 43.6
primary school 395 47.5
College 74 8.9
Employment status employed 230 27.7
not employed 601 72.3
Displacement characteristics Never displaced previously 370 44.5
Previously displaced as refugee 243 29.2
Previously displaced as IDP 79 9.5
Previously displaced as both refugee and IDP 48 5.8
Displaced more than once 91 11