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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of secondary and preparatory school students of Aksum town, northern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 496)

From: Risky sexual behavior practice and associated factors among secondary and preparatory school students of Aksum town, northern Ethiopia, 2018

Variable (n = 496) Frequency (%)
Age
 14–19 479 (96.6)
 20–24 15 (3.4)
Sex
 Male 242 (48.9)
 Female 253 (51.1)
Level of education
 Grade 9 203 (41.0)
 Grade 10 228 (46.1)
 Grade 11 44 (8.90)
 Grade 12 20 (4.0)
Religion
 Orthodox 461 (93.1)
 Muslim 25 (5.1)
 Protestant 8 (1.6)
 Catholic 1 (0.2)
Ethnicity
 Tigray 437 (88.3)
 Amhara 39 (7.9)
 Oromo 19 (3.8)
Raised by
 Both parents 405 (82)
 With father/mother 13 (2.6)
 Other relatives 76 (15.4)
Currently live with
 Both parents 337 (68.1)
 Father 24 (4.8)
 Mother 77 (15.6)
 Alone 48 (9.7)
 Others 9 (1.8)