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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the tertiary students

From: Alcohol consumption among tertiary students in the Hohoe municipality, Ghana: analysis of prevalence, effects, and associated factors from a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency (n = 418) Percentage (%)
Mean age of students (years ± SD) 22.4 ± 3.1 years  
Age group
 16–20 111 26.6
 21–25 273 65.3
 26 and above 34 8.1
Sex
 Male 215 51.4
 Female 203 48.6
Marital status
 Single 397 95.0
 Married 21 5.0
Institution
 UHAS 125 29.9
 FRANCO 228 54.5
 MTC 65 15.6
Religion
 Christian 364 87.1
 Traditional 8 1.9
 Muslim 46 11.0
Year(s) of study
 One 163 39.0
 Two 115 27.5
 Three 101 24.2
 Four 39 9.3
Residential status
 Resident 270 64.6
 Non resident 148 35.4