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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of high school students in Debre-berhan Town, January 2010

From: Perception of High School Students on risk for acquiring HIV and utilization of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) service for HIV in Debre-berhan Town, Ethiopia: a quantitative cross-sectional study

Variables Number Percent (%)
Age   
  15-19 308 90.9
  20-24 31 9.1
Sex   
  Male 161 47.5
  Female 178 52.5
Residence   
  Urban 289 85.3
  Rural 50 14.7
Marital status   
  Single 334 98.5
  Married 5 1.5
Ethnicity   
  Amhara 330 97.3
  Oromo 5 1.5
  Tigre 1 0.3
  Other 3 0.9
Educational status   
  9-10 240 70.8
  11-12 99 29.2