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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants by intervention

From: Effectiveness of a mobile phone application to increase access to sexual and reproductive health information, goods, and services among university students in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial

Characteristic APP-SRH SOC-SRH All
  (n = 556) (n = 556) (n = 1112)
Age at entry, years 21 (2 [10, 11];) 21 (2 [10, 11];) 21 (2 [10, 11];)
Sex
 Male 214 (38.5) 193 (34.7) 407 (36.0)
 Female 342 (61.5) 363 (65.3) 705 (63.4)
Residence
 Campus hall 137 (24.6) 133 (23.9) 207 (24.3)
 Off-campus hostel 301 (54.1) 317 (57.0) 618 (55.6)
 Rental home 104 (18.7) 86 (15.5) 190 (17.1)
 Own home 02 (0.36) 03 (0.5) 05 (0.45)
 Parent/ Guardian home 12 (2.16) 17 (3.1) 29 (2.6)
Hometown
 Urban 231 (41.6) 228 (41.0) 459 (41.3)
 Peri-urban 184 (33.1) 189 (33.9) 373 (33.5)
 Rural 141 (25.4) 139 (25.0) 280 (25.2)
Marital status
 Relationship 298 (53.6) 299 (53.8) 594 (53.7)
 Single 239 (42.9) 241 (43.4) 480 (43.2)
 Cohabiting 13 (2.3) 08 (1.4) 21 (1.89)
 Married 04 (0.7) 08 (1.4) 12 (1.08)
 Divorced 01 (0.2) 00 (0.0) 01 (0.09)
 Widowed 01 (0.2) 00 (0.0) 01 (0.09)
Year of study
 First 174 (31.3) 195 (35.1) 369 (33.2)
 Second 209 (37.6) 201 (36.2) 410 (36.9)
 Third 147 (26.4) 134 (24.1) 281 (25.3)
 Fourth 24 (4.3) 26 (4.68) 50 (4.5)
 Fifth 02 (0.36) 00 (0.0) 02 (0.18)
Employment
 Unemployed 475 (85.4) 495 (89.0) 970 (87.2)
 Employed 46 (8.3) 37 (6.7) 83 (7.5)
 Volunteer 01 (0.18) 02 (0.4) 03 (0.27)
 Self-employed 34 (6.1) 22 (3.9) 56 (5.04)
Religion
 Christian 500 (89.9) 486 (87.4) 986 (88.7)
 Muslim 43 (7.7) 45 (8.1) 88 (7.9)
 Others 13 (2.3) 25 (4.5) 38 (3.4)