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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of Tewodros II preparatory school students, Northcentral Ethiopia, 2019

From: Parental communication on sexual and reproductive health issues and its associated factors among preparatory school students in Debre Tabor, Northcentral Ethiopia: institution based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Age
 15–19 years 290 73.6
 20–24 years 103 26.4
Grade
 11th 182 46.2
 12th 212 53.8
Stream
 Natural 247 62.7
 Social 147 37.3
Sex
 Male 210 53.3
 Female 184 46.7
Religion
 Orthodox 386 98.0
 Muslim 8 2.0
With whom student live
 With parents 371 94.2
 Live alone 23 5.8
Education status of mother
 Illiterate 107 27.2
 Read and write 122 31.0
 Primary 77 19.5
 Secondary and above 88 22.3
Family size of your parent
 1–4 140 35.5
 5–9 241 61.2
 ≥ 10 13 3.3
Occupation of the mother
 Housewife 283 71.8
 Government employee 30 7.6
 Private employee 15 3.8
 Merchant 66 16.8
Household monthly income
 < 3333 195 49.5
 ≥ 3333 ETB 199 50.5