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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of student volunteers

From: Community-based clinic volunteering: an evaluation of the direct and indirect effects on the experience of health science college students

Socio-demographic characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 48 28.2
 Female 122 71.8
Age group
 18–24 years 116 68.2
 25–31 years 45 26.5
 32 years or more 9 5.3
Marital Status
 Single 148 87.1
 Married 14 8.2
 Common-Law 8 4.7
Children
 Yes 9 5.3
 No 161 94.7
Employment status
 Unemployed 54 31.8
 One job 82 48.2
 Two jobs 21 12.4
 Other 13 7.6
Annual individual income (after taxes):
 Less than $6000 80 47.1
 $6000-$10,999 45 26.5
 $11,000-$15,999 16 9.4
 $16,000-$20,999 9 5.3
 $21,000 or more 20 11.8
Highest level of education completed
 Less than high school 2 1.2
 High school diploma 59 34.7
 College or trade certification 3 1.8
 Undergraduate university degree 91 53.5
 Graduate university degree 15 8.8
Total 170 100.0