Table 1: Demographic characteristics of the university students, BDU, April 2012.

CharacteristicsFrequency ( )Percent (%)

Sex
 Male61579.7
 Female15720.3
Age
 15–19607.8
 20–2469590
25172.2
Religion
 Christian 72794.2
 Muslim455.8
Marital status
 Not married 71292.2
 Married607.8
Having boy/girlfriend
 Yes24531.7
 No52768.3
Ethnicity
 Amhara 61179.1
 Oromo8511.0
 Tigre293.8
 Others477
College
 Engineering 30539.5
 Natural science 12816.6
 Medicine and H/sci.293.8
 Agriculture 455.8
 Business and eco. 10713.9
 Social science 15820.5
Year of study
 First year19925.8
 Second year24031.1
 Third year27535.6
 Fourth year374.8
 Fifth year212.7
Place of origin
 Urban 45959.5
 Rural 31340.5