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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study’s participants (N = 301)

From: Workplace gender-based violence and associated factors among university women in Enugu, South-East Nigeria: an institutional-based cross-sectional study

Participant’s variables Frequencies or mean (SD) % or (range)
Age (Years) 40.1 (12.9) (22–66)
18–34 years 84 27.9
35–49 years 112 37.2
 ≥ 50 years 105 34.9
Academic qualification   
Senior secondary school certificate (SSCE) 45 15.0
OND/NCE 50 16.6
B.Sc./B.Ed./B.A. or its equivalent 89 29.6
M.Sc./M.Ed./M.A. or its equivalent 68 22.6
Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) 49 16.3
Marital status   
Single 38 15.9
Married 217 72.1
Separated/divorced 19 6.3
Widowed 17 5.6
Employment status   
Permanent appointment 269 89.4
Temporal appointment 20 6.6
Casual/Contract appointment 12 4.0
Work experience/length of service   
 < 5 years 115 38.2
5–9 years 50 16.6
 ≥ 10 years 136 45.2
**Salary grade level   
aCONTISS II Grade 01–05 (#360, 000—#743,475.00) 72 23.9
bCONTISS II Grade 06–10 (#873, 551—#2,734,592.00) 61 20.3
cCONTISS Grade 11–15 (#2,127, 402—#5,874,755.00) 55 18.3
dCONUASS II Grade 01–04 (#1,478,046—#3,125,980.00) 65 21.6
eCONUASS II Grade 05–07 (#3,428,047—#6,664,214.00) 48 15.9
Staff category   
Non-academic staff 188 62.5
Academic staff 113 37.5
Type of institution   
Private university 139 46.2
Public university 162 53.8
  1. OND, Ordinary National Diploma; NCE, National Certificate of Examination; B.Sc., Bachelor of Science; B.Ed., Bachelor of Education; B.A., Bachelor of Arts; M.Sc., Master of Science; M.Ed., Master of Education; M.A., Master of Arts; CONTISS II, The Consolidated Tertiary Institutions Salary Structure II; CONUASS II, The Consolidated University Academic Staff Salary Structure II
  2. **Salary grade, Private universities in Nigeria do not use the CONTISS II and CONUASS II. However, the salary structures for academic and non-academic staff are similar to these templates
  3. aCONTISS II, Annual gross salary from step 01–15
  4. bCONTISS II, Annual gross salary from step 01–11
  5. cCONTISS II, Annual gross salary from step 01–09
  6. dCONUASS II, Annual gross salary from step 01–09
  7. eCONUASS II, Annual gross salary from step 01–09