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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Erratic electricity supply (Dumsor) and anxiety disorders among university students in Ghana: a cross sectional study

Socio-demographic factors Frequency Percent frequency
Sex N = 647  
Male 344 53.2
Female 303 46.8
Age in years (mean ± SD) N = 608  
  21.0 ± 2.5 NA
Marital status N = 649  
Single 637 98.2
Married 12 1.8
Religion N = 649  
Christianity 610 94.0
Islamic 36 5.6
Traditional 3 0.4
Place of residence outside campus N = 581  
Accra 416 71.6
Others 165 28.4
College N = 643  
Basic and allied health 111 17.3
Education 2 0.3
Health sciences 36 5.6
Humanities 494 76.8
Level of education N = 645  
First year 113 17.5
Second year 242 37.5
Third year 149 23.1
Fourth year 138 21.4
Postgraduate 3 0.5