Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of the high school students in Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia, 2014.

VariablesCategoriesFrequencies
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Percentages

SexMale17741.1
Female25458.9

Age in years<16 18743.4
16-1710022.5
17.1–189121.8
>185312.3

School typeGovernmental23253.8
Private19946.2

Father’s occupationCivil servant17039.4
NGO6916
Merchant11927.6
Farmer5913.7
Retired143.2

Mother’s occupationCivil servant13130.4
NGO225.1
Merchant9020.9
Farmer235.3
Retired61.4
House wife15936.9

Mother’s educationIlliterate286.5
Read and write368.4
Grade 1 to 86414.8
Grade 9 to 1210442.1
Diploma and above19946.2

Family own vehicleYes7517.4
No35682.6

Family monthly income in USD<10012629.2
100–25012829.7
251–4007216.7
>4008118.8