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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of 1008 Female University Students, April 2014

From: Contraceptive use, knowledge, attitude, perceptions and sexual behavior among female University students in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristics Number Percent, %
Total 1,008* 100
 Age category   
 18-19 65 6.4
 20-24 882 87.5
 25-30 61 6.1
Median Age (IQR) 21 (20, 22)  
Mean (SD) 21.7(2.3)  
Year of study
 Year 1 319 31.7
 Year 2 389 38.6
 Year 3+ 298 29.6
Religion
 Catholics 339 33.6
 Protestants 390 38.7
 Muslim 90 8.9
 Evangelical/SDA 189 18.8
Marital status
 Not married 878 87.5
 Consensual (Co-habiting) 93 9.3
 Married 33 3.3
Residence
 Home 288 28.6
 Hall on Campus 188 18.7
 Hostel 368 36.6
 Other arrangements 162 16.1
Hall Assignment
 Africa 327 32.6
 CCE 309 30.8
 Mary Stuart 368 36.7
 Africa 327 32.6
  1. Note: * may vary because of missing values in some variables