Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Parent-Adolescent Communication on Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues and Associated Factors among Preparatory and Secondary School Students of Dabat Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of secondary and preparatory school students of Dabat town, northwest Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 550).

VariableMale
no. (%)
Female
no. (%)
Total
no. (%)

Age15–1785 (38.2)137 (61.8)222 (40.3)
18-19145 (44.2)183 (55.8)328 (59.7)

Grades9-10189 (41.3)269 (58.7)458 (83.3)
11-1241 (44.6)51 (55.4)92 (16.7)

ResidenceRural120 (42.9)160 (57.1)280 (50.9)
Urban110 (40.7)160 (59.3)270 (49.1)

Religious participationEvery day147 (41.4)208 (58.6)355 (64.5)
At least once a week59 (45.0)72 (55.0)131 (23.8)
At least once a month16 (35.6)29 (64.4)45 (8.2)
Once a year6 (35.3)11 (64.7)17 (3.0)
Never attending2 (100)0 (0)2 (0.5)

Living conditionWith both parents178 (41.2)254 (58.8)432 (78.5)
With mother/father only23 (37.7)38 (62.3)61 (11.0)
With relatives10 (43.5)13 (56.5)23 (4.2)
Living alone19 (55.9)15 (44.1)34 (6.3)

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