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Table 1 Socio-demographics of Ethiopian university students (n = 329) participating in the study

From: Psychometric properties of the Epworth sleepiness scale in Ethiopian university students

Characteristics Mean ± SD/ Frequency
Age (yr) 20.96 ± 1.74
BMI (Kg/m2) 21.19 ± 3.17
Gender
 Male 223(67.8%)
 Female 88(26.7%)
 Unreported 18 (5.5%)
Years of university education
 1 year 98 (29.8%)
 2 year 122 (37.1%)
 3 Year 63 (19.1%)
 4 Year 25 (7.6%)
 5 Year 4 (1.2%)
 Unreported 17 (5.2%)
Religion
 Orthodox 142 (43.2%)
 Protestants 40 (12.2%)
 Islam 120 (36.5)
 Others 4 (1.2%)
 Unreported 23 (7.0%)
Attendance (%)
 51–60 3 (0.9%)
 61–70 2 (0.6)
 71–80 16 (4.9%)
 81–90 31 (9.4%)
 91–100 187 (56.8%)
 Unreported 90 (27.4%)
Chronic conditions
 None 195 (59.3%)
 AIDS 8 (2.4%)
 Hepatitis-A 3 (0.9%)
 Hepatitis-B 1 (0.3%)
 Hypertension 1 (0.3%)
 Diabetes Mellitus 3 (0.9%)
 Tuberculosis 5 (1.5%)
 Others 14 (4.3%)
 Unreported 99 (30.1%)
Parents
 Single 120 (36.5%)
 Divorced 9 (2.7%)
 Widowed 14 (4.3%)
 Double 133 (40.4%)
 Unreported 53 (16.1%)
Physical Activity
 No 62 (18.8%)
 Yes 249 (75.7%)
 Unreported 18 (5.5%)
 ESS 6.83 ± 4.65
Symptoms of Primary insomnia
 Yes 147 (44.7%)
 No 182 (55.3%)
  1. SD: Standard deviation, BMI: Body mass index; ESS: Epworth Sleepiness Scale