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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of Debre Berhan University students, April 2015

From: Common mental disorder and its association with academic performance among Debre Berhan University students, Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency K10 score
n % Mean SD
Sex
 Male 304 78.4 10.45 7.94
 Female 84 21.6 10.59 8.88
Field of study
 Natural and computational science 51 13.1 11.45 8.63
 Agricultural science 24 6.2 9.75 8.00
 Business and economics 59 15.2 11.9 7.47
 Computer science and IT 25 6.4 12.76 10.11
 Engineering 171 44.1 9.48 7.57
 Humanity and social science 36 9.3 11.38 9.19
 Othersa 22 5.7 8.91 8.54
Educational level
 1st year 89 22.9 11.17 8.65
 2nd year 100 25.8 10.01 7.98
 3rd year 70 18.0 11.16 8.42
 4th year 14 3.6 10.50 7.08
 5th year 115 29.6 9.90 7.90
Ethnicity
 Amhara 281 72.4 11.00 8.50
 Oromo 47 12.1 8.91 6.81
 Othersb 60 15.5 9.24 7.12
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 330 85.1 10.73 8.28
 Protestant 31 8.0 10.16 8.69
 Othersc 27 7.0 7.69 4.93
Worshiping
 Frequently (daily) 171 44.1 9.86 8.52
 Less frequently 197 50.8 11.17 7.91
 Never 20 5.2 8.95 6.62
Marital status
 Single 297 76.5 10.48 7.97
 In relationship 65 16.8 11.35 8.94
 Othersd 26 6.7 8.24 7.99
Additional work
 Yese 30 7.7 11.66 8.39
 No 358 92.3 10.38 8.13
  1. N = 388
  2. aLaw, Health Science and Medicine
  3. bTigray, Gurage, Agaw, Sidama, Afar, Awi, Wolayita, Gamo, Silte, Hadiya, Konso and Gedeo
  4. cCatholic, Adventist and Apostolic church
  5. dDivorce and married
  6. eWood work, university police, daily laborer, helping family, pool keeping, guider, driver, farming, religious education, construction forman, any kind of work, merchant and teacher