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Table 1 Socio-demographics of Ethiopian university students

From: Psychometric properties of the perceived stress scale in Ethiopian university students

Characteristics Mean ± SD/ Frequency
(Percentage)
Age (yr) 21.8 ± 3.8
Attendance (%)
 Up to 80 49(12.7%)
 80–90 39(10.1%)
 90–100 299(77.3%)
Athletic activity (min/day)
 No activity 145(37.5%)
 Less than 60 51(13.2%)
 60–120 151(39%)
 More than 120 40(10.3%)
BMI (Kg/m2)
 Underweight 66(17.1%)
 Normal 286(73.9%)
 Overweight 27(7.0%)
 Obese 8(2.1%)
Gender
 Male 321(82.9%)
 Female 66(17.1%)
Grade point average (at last semester examination)
 C 94(24.3%)
 C+ 43(11.1%)
 B- 24(6.2%)
 B 107(27.6%)
 B+ 58(15.0%)
 A- 52(13.4%)
 A/A+ 5(1.3%)
 Un-reported 4(1.0%)
Religion
 Christianity
 Catholic 1(0.3%)
 Orthodox 187(48.3%)
 Protestants 122(31.5%)
 Islam 68(17.8%)
 Others 9(2.3%)
Monthly Family Income (In Birr)
 Very Low (less than 445) 41(10.6%)
 Low (446–1200) 67(17.3%)
 Average (1201–2500) 53(13.7%)
 Above average (2501–3500) 30(7.8%)
 High (greater than 3500) 72(18.6%)
 Unknown 124(32.0%)
 GAD-7 scale 7.2 ± 4.9
PSS
 PSS-10:Factor-1 10.72 ± 4.74
 PSS-10:Factor-2 7.35 ± 3.25
 PSS-10:total 18.07 ± 4.72
 PSS-4: total 7.14 ± 2.43
Substance use
Alcohol
 No 364(94.1%)
 Yes 23(5.9%)
Chat Chewing
 No 370(95.6%)
 Yes 17(4.4%)
Cigarette
 No 385(99.5)
 Yes 2(0.5%)
  1. SD: Standard Deviation; BMI: Body mass index
  2. GAD-7: Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 scale
  3. PSS: Perceived stress scale