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Table 2 Ethnicity of study participants by sex among Ethiopian adults in Jimma University, March 2016

From: Developing an equation for estimating body height from linear body measurements of Ethiopian adults

Ethnicity Male (n = 320) Female (n = 318) Total (n = 638)
Oromo 104 (32.5) 139 (43.7) 243 (38.1)
Amhara 44 (13.8) 85 (26.7) 129 (20.2)
Tigrie 17 (5.3) 24 (7.5) 41 (6.4)
Dawro 10 (3.1) 0 (0) 10 (1.6)
Shinasha 9 (2.5) 0 (0) 9(1.4)
Gamo 13 (4.1) 3 (0.9) 16 (2.5)
Guragie 16 (5.0) 14 (4.4) 30 (4.7)
Hadiya 21 (6.6) 12 (3.8) 33 (5.2)
Welaita 12 (3.8) 23 (7.2) 35 (5.5)
Kembata 12 (3.8) 3 (0.9) 15 (2.4)
Somali 21 (6.6) 0 (0.0) 21 (3.3)
Sidama 11 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 11 (1.7)
Konso 8 (2.5) 0 (0.0) 8 (1.3)
Keffa 4 (1.3) 12. (3.8) 16 (2.5)
Yem 3 (0.9) 3 (0.9) 6 (0.9)
Burji 3 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.5)
Agnuack 12 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 12 (1.9)