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Table 2 Age distribution and sociodemographic characteristics of the studied tramadol abusers

From: Association between male sex hormones and tramadol abuse

  Number
N = 67
Percentage (%)
Age categories (years)
 15 < 25 11 16.4%
 25 < 35 38 56.7%
 35 < 45 17 25.4%
 45 < 55 1 1.5%
Occupation
 Free work 39 58.2%
 Government employee 12 17.9%
 Do not work 11 16.4%
 Student 5 7.5%
Residence
 Rural 43 64.2%
 Urban 24 35.8%
Educational level
 Secondary technical 31 46.3%
 University 21 31.3%
 Illiterate 5 7.5%
 Preparatory 5 7.5%
 Secondary general 3 4.5%
 Primary 2 2.9%
Marital status
 Married 40 59.7%
 Single 22 32.8%
 Divorced 4 6%
 Separated 1 1.5%
Birth order in the family
 The oldest 14 20.9%
 In the middle 24 35.8%
 The youngest 29 43.3%
Number of family members
 1 < 5 15 22.39%
 5 < 10 48 71.64%
 ≥ 10 4 5.97%
Family structure   
 Living alone 6 8.9%
 Non-extended family 31 46.3%
 Extended family 30 44.8%
Duration of abuse   
 (1 < 5) 15 22.4%
 (5 < 10) 22 32.8%
 (10 < 15) 18 26.9%
 (15–20) 12 17.9%