Table 1

Socio-demographic and academic characteristics of Wolaita Sodo University undergraduate students, 2012, Nā€‰=ā€‰642
Variables Frequency Percentage %
Age
Median 20.00, Range 18ā€“25
Sex
Male 516 80.4
Female 126 19.6
Religion
Orthodox 280 43.6
Protestant 233 36.3
Muslim 109 17
Others 20 3.1
Place where they came from
Rural 334 52
Urban 308 48
Ethnic origin
Wolaita 154 24
Amhara 141 22
Oromo 100 15.6
Hadiya 55 8.6
Tigre 43 6.6
Others 149 23.2
Type of school attended (elementary and high school)
Governmental 472 73.5
Nongovernmental 109 17
Both 61 9.5
Faculty
Engineering 161 25.1
Natural & computational sciences 156 24.5
Business and economics 94 14.6
Social science and humanities 94 14.6
Agriculture 67 10.4
Health sciences 42 6.5
Law 20 3.1
Veterinary medicine 8 1.2
Year of study
Year I 336 52.3
Year II 180 28
Year III+ 126 19.7

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