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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Ethnic and adoption attitudes among Guatemalan University students

Characteristic Value
Age (years) M = 18.4, SD = 1.07, range = 18 through 28
Gender (%)
 Male 61.4
 Female 38.6
Year in school (%)
 First year 92.6
 Second year 2.8
 Third year or more 4.6
Ethnicity (from 0, Indigenous pole to 14, ladino pole) M = 11.84, SD = 2.00
Religion (%)
 Roman Catholic 79.7
 Other Christian 9.9
 Other 10.5
Marital status (%)
 Single 99.4
 Divorced 0.6
Father’s occupation (%)
 Professional 89.5
 Non-professional 10.5
Mother’s occupation (%)
 Professional 63.9
 Non-professional 15.7
 Homemaker 20.5
Experience with adoption (%) 54.6
 Women 64.2
 Men 48.1