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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of female under graduate students of Aksum University, College of Health Science, Tigray, Ethiopia (N = 344)

From: Correlates of cervical cancer screening uptake among female under graduate students of Aksum University, College of Health Sciences, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variables Category Frequency (%)
Age of respondent 19–24 249 (72.4)
25–30 83 (24.1)
Marital status Single 254 (73.8)
Married 28 (8.1)
In relationship 62 (18.0)
Sexual experience Yes 205 (59.6)
No 139 (40.4)
Age at fist sex 15–20 150 (43.6)
 > 21 56 (16.3)
Number of sexual partners None 139 (40.4)
Single 73 (21.2)
Multiple 132 (38.4)
Place of birth Urban 261 (75.9)
Rural 83 (24.1)
Level of education Year I 55 (16.0)
Year II 55 (16.0)
Year III 68 (19.8)
Year IV and above 166 (48.3)
Religion Orthodox 246 (71.2)
Catholic 21 (6.1)
Muslim 27 (7.8)
Protestant 50 (14.5)