Table 1: Description of the respondents based on gender and academic qualification.

VariableGender (%)
Male (%)Female (%)Total (%)

Age group
 21–25 yrs29 (31.9%)62 (68.1%)91 (42.1%)
 26–30 yrs29 (46.1%)34 (53.9%)63 (29.2%)
 31–35 yrs23 (85.2%)4 (14.8%)27 (12.5%)
 36–40 yrs17 (85%)3 (15%)20 (9.3%)
 41+ yrs10 (66.7%)5 (33.3%)15 (6.9%)
Total108 (50%)108 (50%)216 (100%)

Academic degree
 BDS53 (40.5%)78 (59.5%)131 (60.5%)
 MDS55 (64.7%)30 (35.3%)85 (39.5%)
Total108 (50%)108 (50%)216 (100%)