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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents (N = 9742)

From: Prevalence and perception of substance abuse and associated economic indicators and mental health disorders in a large cohort of Kenyan students: towards integrated public health approach and clinical management

Variable Category Frequency (N = 9742) Percentage (%)
Sex Male 5173 53.5
Female 4500 46.5
Missing 69  
Age Mean ± SD; Median; Range 21.4 ± 2.4; 21.3; 15–43
Marital status Married 607 6.3
Single 9057 93.4
Others 38 0.4
Missing 40  
Religion Protestant 5512 57.1
Catholic 3359 34.8
Muslim 410 4.2
Other 368 3.8
Missing 93  
Birth order 1–2 5539 56.9
3–5 3271 33.6
6 +  920 9.5
Missing 12  
Level of Education High School 1506 15.5
College 1534 15.8
University 6648 68.6
Missing 54  
Wealth Index Quintile 1 1944 20.1
Quintile 2 1944 20.1
Quintile 3 1902 19.7
Quintile 4 1951 20.2
Quintile 5 1928 19.9
Missing 73