Behavioural Neurology / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Behavioral Disorder amongst Adolescents Attending Secondary School in Southeast Nigeria

Table 4

Associations of sex with adolescent problems.

Number of times you had tobacco (cigarette) in past 3 months
None≤9≥10

Sex
 Male452 (92.1)24 (4.9)15 (3.1)
 Female246 (90.1)14 (5.1)13 (4.8)
= 0.475

Number of times you have taken a prescription drug in your life
None1–9≥10

Sex
 Male364 (74.1)81 (16.5)46 (9.4)
 Female222 (81.3)32 (11.7)19 (7.0)
= 0.079

Age at first drink of alcohol other than a few sips
None<13≥13

Sex
 Male319 (65.0)67 (13.6)105 (21.4)
 Female145 (53.1)49 (17.9)79 (28.9)
= 0.006

Duration of not going to school the past 30 days because of your safety in school or on your way to school
None≤3≥4

Sex
 Male433 (88.2)51 (10.4)7 (1.4)
 Female231 (84.6)37 (13.6)5 (1.8)
= 0.374

Importance of finishing high school to you
Very importantImportantNot very important

Sex
 Male441 (89.8)50 (10.2)0 (0.0)
 Female245 (89.7)25 (9.2)3 (1.1)
= 0.061

Number of persons you had sexual intercourse with in past 3 months
NoneNot in last 3 months1–3≥4

Sex
 Male430 (87.6)49 (10.0)10 (2.0)2 (0.4)
 Female212 (77.7)37 (13.6)19 (7.0)5 (1.8)
= 0.000

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