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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of under graduate female students of Ambo University, West Shoa Zone, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Assessment of knowledge on abortion law and factors affecting it among regular undergraduate female students of Ambo University, Oromia Region, Ethiopia, 2018: a cross sectional study

Variables N(%)
Age
 Below median age (21 years) 298 (37.4%)
 Above median age (21 years) 497 (62.5%)
Religion
 Orthodox 269 (33.8%)
 Muslim 103 (13%)
 Protestant 374 (47%)
Wakefata 49 (6.2%)
Marital status
 Single 687 (86.4%)
 Married 83 (10.4%)
 Widowed 13 (1.6%)
 Divorced 12 (1.5%)
College or faculty
 Natural science and computational 100 (12.6%)
 medicine and health sciences 50 (6.3%)
 Social science and Humanities 174 (21.9%)
 Institute of cooperative 12 (1.5%)
 College of business and Economics 40 (5%)
 Institute of technology 260 (32.7%)
Mother educational level
 No formal education 244 (30.7%)
 primary school 231 (29.1%)
 High school 148 (18.6%)
 College and above 172 (21.6%)
Father educational level
 No of formal education 135 (17.0%)
 Primary school 234 (29.4%)
 High school 178 (22.4%)
 College and above 248 (31.2%)
Previous Residence area
 Urban 277 (34.8%)
 Semi-urban 163 (20.5%)
Current residence
 In Campus 727 (91.4%)
 Outside campus 68(8.6%)
Pocket money per month
  < 300 180 (22.6%)
 Above 300 61(77.4%0
Estimated family income
  < 4500 or below 389 (48.9%)
 Above 4500 406 (51.1%)