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Table 1 Study population (n = 706) characteristics

From: Self-medication with antibiotics for the treatment of menstrual symptoms in southwest Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Demographic Characteristics n %
University   
   Babcock University 237 33.6
   Covenant University 167 23.7
   University of Ibadan 149 21.1
   Obafemi Awolowo University 153 21.7
Education Level   
   Preliminary level (Pre-college) 3 0.42
   Freshman (100 level) 166 23.5
   Sophomore (200 level) 194 27.5
   Junior (300 level) 171 24.2
   Senior (400 level) 73 10.3
   Final year of Pharmacy, Law, or Engineering 45 6.4
   Final year of Medical School 2 0.3
   Masters or Doctorate 26 3.7
   Missing data 26 3.7
Area of Concentration   
   Lab Science, Medicine 285 40.4
   Social Sciences 135 19.1
   Humanities (Arts, Languages) 97 13.7
   Business and Finance 102 14.5
   Technology 53 7.5
   Missing data 35 5.0
Age   
   < 17 16 2.3
   17-20 330 46.7
   21-24 250 35.4
   25-29 66 9.4
   30-34 16 2.3
   35-39 6 0.9
   ≥ 40 1 0.1
   Missing data 21 3.0
Marital Status   
   Single 609 86.3
   Engaged, Married, Separated,   
Divorced or Widowed 74 10.5
   Missing data 23 3.3