Table 1

Background characteristics of respondents (N=744)

VariableFrequencyPer cent (%)
Age group (years)
 <457610.22
 45–5413317.88
 55–6420627.69
 65–7422430.11
 >7410514.11
Gender
 Male23431.45
 Female51068.55
Educational level
 None14619.62
 Primary21128.36
 Secondary18424.73
 Tertiary20327.28
Marital status
 Single152.02
 Divorced/separated141.88
 Widow/widower20026.88
 Married51569.22
Occupation
 Employed (government)658.74
 Employed (non-government)192.55
 Employed (self)26535.62
 Unemployed10013.44
 Retired15220.43
 Artisan12817.2
 Disabled/cannot work152.02
Ever smoked
 No68291.67
 Yes628.33
Currently smoking
 No6198.39
 Yes11.61
Ever consumed alcoholic drink
 No55975.13
 Yes18524.87
Consumed alcohol in the last 1 month
 No16890.81
 Yes179.19