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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of students.

From: Modelling the perspectives of distance education students towards online learning during COVID-19 pandemic

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Category of students Student 913 86.1
  Students National Executive 9 0.8
  Class Representative (Rep) 97 9.1
  Study Centre Students’ Rep 42 3.9
  Total 1061 100.0
Gender Male 552 52.0
  Female 509 48.0
  Total 1061 100.0
Level 1st year 213 20.1
  2nd year 80 7.5
  3rd year 269 25.4
  4th year 331 31.2
  5th year 168 15.9
  Total 1061 100.0
Type of academic programmes Education 740 69.7
  Business 252 23.8
  Maths and Science 69 6.5
  Total 1061 100.0
Category of Degree Diploma 622 58.6
  Bachelor’s Degree 439 41.4
  Total 1061 100.0