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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics

From: Risky HIV sexual behaviour and depression among University of Nairobi students

  Overall Male Female
  N % N % N %
All 923   525   365  
Age       
<20 200 23.39 122 24.11 78 22.35
20–24 515 60.23 311 61.46 204 58.45
25–29 84 9.82 49 9.68 35 10.03
30 and above 56 6.54 24 4.74 32 9.17
Year of study       
First 185 21.17 128 25.40 56 15.60
Second 256 29.29 143 28.37 111 30.92
Third 195 22.31 107 21.23 85 23.68
Fourth, fifth and sixth 238 27.22 126 25.00 107 29.81
College       
CAVS 66 7.17 41 7.69 25 6.70
CAE 149 16.18 101 18.95 45 12.06
CBPS 150 16.28 93 17.45 57 15.28
CEES 193 20.95 109 20.45 81 21.72
CHS 30 3.25 12 2.25 18 4.83
CHSS 333 36.16 177 33.21 147 39.41
Marital status       
Married 90 9.96 35 6.67 54 14.79
Single 813 90.03 490 93.33 311 85.21
Religion       
Christian 752 82.28 439 82.67 303 82.34
Muslim 61 6.67 34 6.40 24 6.52
Other 101 11.05 58 10.92 41 11.14
Residence       
On campus 616 67.99 387 73.71 219 60
Off campus (on your own or with parents/guardians) 290 32.01 138 26.28 146 40.11
Family background       
Wealthy/Quite well off 469 52.00 251 47.68 207 56.87
Not very well off/Quite poor 433 48.0 271 51.91 157 43.13
Academic performance       
Excellent/Very good 449 57.93 260 57.14 182 58.30
Good/Satisfactory 320 41.29 191 41.97 125 40.46
Not satisfactory 6 0.77 4 0.88 2 0.65