Table 1

Socio demographic characteristics of Debre Markos University students, March 2011
Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency Percentage (%)
Residence
Urban 305 42.9
Rural 406 57.1
Sex
Male 521 73.3
Female 190 26.7
Marital status
Single 651 91.6
Married 52 7.3
Divorced/separated 8 1.1
Age category
15-24 667 93.8
25-34 27 3.8
35-44 17 2.4
Educational status
First year 279 39.3
Second year 237 33.3
Third year 195 27.4
Religion
Orthodox 636 89.5
Muslim 37 5.20
Protestant 35 4.90
Others 3 0.40

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