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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of undergraduate female students of AAU, Ethiopia, March, 2010(n = 368)

From: Assessing knowledge, attitude, and practice of emergency contraception: a cross- sectional study among Ethiopian undergraduate female students

Variable Number Percentage
Age   
17-20 210 57.0
20-23 136 37.0
23-26 15 4.1
26-29 7 1.9
Religion   
Orthodox 232 63.0
Muslim 49 13.3
Protestant 79 21.5
Other(Adventist, Catholic) 8 2.2
Ethnicity   
Amhara 176 47.8
Oromo 85 23.1
Tigre 44 12.0
Other(Somali, Afar, SNNP) 63 17.1
Marital Status   
Non- married 339 92.1
Married 29 7.9
Family monthly income   
< 150 6 1.6
150-1499 199 54.1
> 1500 163 44.3
Mother's educational status 1   
Can't write and read 51 13.9
Can write and read 85 23.1
Primary School and above(1-8th grade) 231 62.8
Father's educational Status 2   
Can't write and read 19 5.2
Can write and read 63 17.1
Primary School and above 282 76.6
  1. 1Missing Values: 1(0.33%)
  2. 2Missing Values: 4(1.1%)