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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics among undergraduate health science students of Hawassa University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, SNNPRS, Ethiopia, May 2017 GC

From: Predictors of mental distress among undergraduate health science students of Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Hawassa, SNNPR, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsCategoryFrequencyPercent (%)
SexMale19329
Female11671
Age18–2010336.8
21–2311538.9
24–267816.2
 > 27138.1
ResidenceUrban20867.3
Rural10132.7
ReligionProtestant9229.8
Orthodox13042.1
Muslim5919.1
Catholic237.4
Other51.6
Year of study1st year5618.1
2nd year11537.2
3rd year8226.5
4th year5618.1
EthnicityAmhara8928.8
Oromia8627.8
Tigray299.4
Wolaita258.1
Gurage216.8
Other5919.1
Marital statusSingle27388.3
Married206.5
Divorced51.6
Other113.6
Monthly income < 735ETB per month21770.2
735-1176ETB per month4414.2
 > 1176ETB per month4815.5