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Table 1 Distribution of students by socio-demographic and economic characteristics

From: Prevalence of mental distress and associated factors among Hawassa University medical students, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Number (%)
Sex
 Male 178 74.0
 Female 62 25.5
Age
 ≤21 145 60.4
 >21 95 39.6
Year of study
 Pre-medicine 68 28.3
 Pre-clinical 91 37.9
 Clinical 81 33.8
 Religion
 Orthodox 141 58.8
 Protestant 66 27.5
 Muslim 23 9.6
 Others 10 4.0
Monthly income in Birr
 ≤400 100 41.7
 401–700 66 27.5
 ≥701 74 30.8
Cumulative grade point average (CGPA)
 >3.50 70 29.2
 3.00–3.50 87 36.2
 2.50–3.00 67 27.9
 2.00–2.50 15 6.2
 <2.00 1 0.4
  1. Birr: 1 USD = 20 Birr