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Table 2 Description of participants

From: Chlamydia trachomatis infection and sexual behaviour among female students attending higher education in the Republic of Ireland

Variables Details Participants
Number   450
Age (years) Mean 20.6
  Median 20.0
  St. D 2.4
  Range 17-34
   N (%)
Usual country of residence Ireland 422 (93.8)
  All other countries 28 (6.2)
Home setting Urban 192 (42.7)
  Rural 257 (57.1)
  Missing 1 (0.2)
"Marital" Status Single 358 (79.6)
  Other 85 (18.9)
  Missing 7 (1.6)
Graduate Status Undergraduate 383 (85.1)
  Postgraduate 56 (12.4)
  Missing 11 (2.4)
Year in higher education 1st Year 93 (20.7)
  2nd Year 97 (21.6)
  3rd Year 88 (19.6)
  4th Year 90 (20.0)
  5th/> year 81 (18.0)
  Missing 1 (0.2)
Faculty Humanities 69 (15.3)
  Medicine & Health 24 (5.3)
  Science 84 (18.7)
  Commerce/Business 123 (27.3)
  Engineering/Computing 42 (9.3)
  Other 83 (18.4)
  Missing 25 (5.6)
Education Part-time 12 (2.7)
  Full-time 438 (97.3)
Job No 176 (39.1)
  Full-time 12 (2.7)
  Part-time 262 (58.2)
Medical card Yes 93 (20.7)
  No 357 (79.3)