Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristic of patients with cancer in HUCSH, Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2022 (n=311)

VariablesCategoryNo of participants (n)%
Sex of the patientMale11837.9
Female19362.1
Education status of participantsUnable to read and write3310.6
Primary completed7323.5
Secondary completed10433.4
Certificate and diploma258
Degree and above7624.4
Occupational statusEmployed5116.4
Private work17556.3
Jobless8226.4
Retired31
Marital statusSingle4213.3
Married23876.5
Divorced196.1
Widowed123.9
ResidenceUrban18860.5
Rural12339.5
IncomeLowest13342.4
Secondary lowest6520.9
Middle3611.6
Secondary highest5116.4
Highest278.7
  • HUCSH, Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital.