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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of Wolaita Sodo University students, 2015, N = 462

From: Sexual violence against female university students in Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage %
Age
 Median 20.00, Range 18–26   
Religion
 Orthodox 203 43.9
 Protestant 146 31.6
 Muslim 91 19.7
 Others 22 4.7
Place where they came from
 Rural 240 52.0
 Urban 222 48.0
Ethnic origin
 Wolaita 107 23.1
 Amhara 102 22.0
 Oromo 74 16.0
 Hadiya 40 8.6
 Tigre 31 6.9
 Others 108 23.3
College/school
 Engineering 138 29.9
 Natural & computational sciences 83 18.0
 Agriculture 52 11.3
 Business and economics 43 9.4
 Social science and humanities 41 8.9
 Health sciences 35 7.5
 Education and behavioral science 33 7.1
 Law 21 4.5
 Veterinary medicine 16 3.4
Year of study
 Year I 223 48.3
 Year II 147 31.8
 Year III+ 92 19.9