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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the respondents (N = 958)

From: Susceptibility to cigarette smoking and associated factors among high school students in western Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Sex
 Male 555 57.9
 Female 403 42.1
Age
 14 17 1.8
 15 192 20.0
 16 324 33.8
 17 196 20.5
 18 166 17.3
 19 63 6.6
Educational status
 Grade 9 562 58.7
 Grade 10 115 12.0
 Grade 11 256 26.7
 Grade 12 25 2.6
Education status of father
 Elementary school or less 164 17.1
 Middle school 203 21.2
 High school 218 22.8
 University 373 38.9
Education status of mother
 Elementary school or less 259 27.0
 Middle school 246 25.7
 High school 202 21.1
 University 251 26.2
Family/parental smoking
 None 887 92.6
 Sibling 29 3.0
 Father 35 3.7
 Mother 7 .7
Friends smoking
 None 772 80.6
 Some 154 16.1
 Most or all smoking 32 3.3
 Total 958 100.0