Table 1: Basic characteristics of the study participants.

Participants
N

Sex
  Girls474753.1
  Boys4200 46.9
Total8947
 Age (years)
  1280.1
  13 7898.8
  14 194921.8
  15 162618.2
  16 231425.9
  17 150816.8
  187538.4
Mean age 15.95 (SD 1.41)
 Ethnicity
  Indigenous Fijian372541.6
  Indo-Fijian 471352.7
  Others 5095.7
 Number in household
  1–5 persons466652.2
  6–10 persons360940.3
  11–16 persons2763.1
  Unknown3964.4
Mean persons/household 5.69 (SD 2.24)
 Family situation during school week
  Live with 2 parents633570.8
  1 parent116213.0
  Other adult relatives93110.3
  At boarding school3183.6
  None of the above1211.4
  Unknown800.9

SD: standard deviation.