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Table 1 Socio-demographic property of participants, University of Gondar, 2018 (n = 404)

From: Year of study as predictor of loneliness among students of University of Gondar

Study variables Categories Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Sex Male 242 59.9
Female 162 40.1
Age 20 years and lower 238 58.9
21 years and above 166 41.1
Religion Orthodox 318 78.7
Muslim 31 7.7
Protestant 45 11.1
Catholic 8 2.0
Others 2 0.5
Engaged in romantic love Yes 127 31.4
No 277 68.6
Residence before coming to university Urban 246 60.9
Rural 158 39.1
Current Khat chewing Yes 13 3.2
No 391 96.8
Current cigarette smoking Yes 12 3.0
No 392 97.0
Current disease status Yes 199 49.3
No 205 50.7
Management of subjective loneliness Go to religious places 251 62.1
Go to recreational places 60 14.9
Go to sleep 70 17.3
Watching TV/Film 23 5.7
Year of study First year 226 55.9
Second year & above 178 44.1
Monthly pocket money 50–400 111 27.5
401–500 106 26.2
501–1000 134 33.2
Above 1000 53 13.1
Marital status Single 392 97.0
Married 12 3.0
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