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

Research Article

Nutritional Status of School Going Adolescent Girls in Awash Town, Afar Region, Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic and economic characteristics of school going adolescent girls, Awash town, 2018 (n = 340).

VariableCategoryFrequency%

Age10–1413539.7
15–1920560.3

School grade1–816047
9–1218053

Family size<= 34212.4
4–59427.6
>520460.0

ReligionMuslim16247.6
Orthodox12235.9
Protestant5616.5

LivingWith parent27881.8
Renting alone92.6
With relatives5315.6

Absence from school in a month≥5 days4333.6
<5 days8566.4

Work other than being studentYes4613.5
No29486.5

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