Table 1

Sociodemographic and employment characteristics of participants included in the RTW study, Addis Ababa, (n=254)

VariablesCategoriesFrequencyPercent
SexMale19978
Female5522
Age<25 years6726
25–39 years12348
>39 years6425
EducationNo formal schooling3313
Primary9236
High school9537
College and above3413
Current residenceUrban19978
Rural5522
ReligionChristian21986
Muslim3514
Marital statusSingle9337
Married13955
Divorced146
Widowed83
Family size (n=251)Only one person2711
More than one person22488
Type of job (n=251)Manual labor (blue collars)21987
Professional/managerial jobs (white collars)3213
ISCO-08*, Occupational group (n=249)Plant, operators and assemblers6325
Elementary occupation5723
Service and sales3917
Agricultural, forestry and fishery3815
Craft and trade2610
Manager and professionals156
Technician and clerical support114
Employment sectors† (n=251)Wholesale and retail trade and restaurant and hotels5723
Community, social and personal service4518
Transport, storage and communication4418
Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing4417
Manufacturing3413
Construction2711
Employer (n=251)Private12951
Self or family9036
Government or public3213
  • *ISCO: International Standard Classification of Occupations.31

  • †Employment sectors are based on the nine international industrial classifications.48

  • RTW, return to work.