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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of female students in Bahir Dar and Gondar Universities, Northwest Ethiopia, May 2011

From: Effect of emergency oral contraceptive use on condom utilization and sexual risk taking behaviours among university students, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Number Percent
Age of Respondent   
 15-19 110 17.7
 20-24 512 82.2
 ≥ 25 1 0.2
Faculty   
 Health Sciences 193 31.0
 VET, Agric, Educ, Engineering 132 21.2
 FNCS 49 7.9
 FBE,FSSH 249 40.0
Year of Study   
 Year 2 296 47.5
 Year 3 210 33.7
 Year 4 And Above 117 18.8
Ethnicity   
 Amhara 425 68.2
 Oromo 64 10.3
 Gurage 41 6.6
 Tigre 60 9.6
 Other 33 5.3
Religion   
 Orthodox 515 82.7
 Muslim 50 8.0
 Protestant 47 7.5
 Other 11 1.7
Marital Status   
 Never Married 590 94.7
 Married 26 4.2
 Others 7 1.1
Current Residence   
 In campus 556 89.2
 Outside Campus 67 10.8
Residence Of Origin   
 Addis Ababaa 198 31.8
 Regional Capitals 125 20.1
 Woreda Town 168 27.0
 Rural Area 132 21.2
  1. aCapital city of Ethiopia.