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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adolescent students in Debre-Markos secondary and preparatory schools, from Nov. 23–27, 2017 (n = 600)

From: Premarital sexual intercourse and associated factors among adolescent students in Debre-Markos town secondary and preparatory schools, north west Ethiopia, 2017

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Age
15–17 278 46.3
18 322 53.7
Gender
Male 296 49.3
Female 304 50.7
Current residence
Rural 297 49.5
Urban 303 50.5
Grades
Grade 9 154 25.7
Grade 10 148 24.7
Grade 11 146 24.3
Grade 12 152 25.3
Ethnicity
Amhara 583 97.2
Oromo 17 2.8
Religion
Orthodox 565 94.1
Muslim 16 2.7
Protestant 19 3.2
Attending church/mosque programs
Yes 581 96.8
No 19 3.2
How often attend religious services
Every day 139 23.9
Every week 228 39.2
Every month 139 23.9
Every year 31 5.3
No response 44 7.6
Pocket money
Yes 196 32.7
No 404 67.3