Skip to main content

Table 1 Socio-demographic and academic characteristics of knowledge and attitude towards ADHD among elementary school teachers in Gondar town, Ethiopia, May 2020 (n = 636)

From: Elementary school teachers knowledge and attitude towards attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in Gondar, Ethiopia: a multi-institutional study

Variable Frequency Percent
Age   
 20–30 239 37.6
 31–40 223 35.1
 41–50 74 11.6
 > 51 100 15.7
Gender
 Male 261 41
 Female 375 59
Religion
 Orthodox 582 91.5
 Muslim 26 4.1
 Catholics 6 0.9
 Protestant 22 3.5
Marital status
 Single 160 25.2
 Married 424 66.7
 Divorced 43 6.8
 Widowed 9 1.4
Type of organization
 Private 174 27.4
 Public 462 72.6
Work experience
 < 5 years 118 18.6
 5–9 years 113 17.8
 10–14 years 124 19.5
 > 15 years 281 44.2
Educational status
 Certificate 68 10.7
 Diploma 324 50.9
 Degree and above 244 38.4
Teaching grade level
 Kindergarten (KG) 1–3 35 5.5
 1–4 282 44.3
 5–8 319 50.2
Classes you currently teach
 General education 95 14.9
 Single education 541 85.1
Subject type
 Aesthetics and/or physical education 56 8.8
 Natural science or technology 193 30.3
 Social science 233 36.6
 All subject 62 9.7
  Special need 92 14.5