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Table 1 Socio-demographic and socioeconomic characteristic of street adolescent in Nekemte town, April–June 2018

From: Addressing the deprived: need and access of sexual reproductive health services to street adolescents in Ethiopia. The case of Nekemte town: mixed methods study

CategoryFrequencyValid Percent
Sex of the street adolescents
 Male7835.6
 Female14164.4
 Total219100.0
Age group of the street adolescents
 10–1373.2
 14–166228.3
 17–1915068.5
Total219100.0
Adolescent engaged in money earning activities
 Yes17278.5
 No4721.5
 Total219100.0
Type of main money earning activity
 Shoe shining
  Yes3616.4
  No18383.6
  Total219100.0
 Petty trading
  Yes2913.2
  No19087.8
  Total219100.0
 Carrying small items
  Yes3114.2
  No18885.8
  Total219100.0
 Washing cars
  Yes104.6
  No20995.4
  Total219100.0
 Exchanges money for sex
  Yes3516.0
  No18484.0
  Total219100.0
 Smuggler (transport facilities, selling items)
  Yes94.1
  No21095.9
  Total219100.0
 Peddling
  Yes167.3
  No20392.7
  Total219100.0
Others
 Yes167.3
 No20392.7
 Total219100.0
With whom the adolescent live most of the time
 Both parents209.5
 Mother4621.8
 Friends/peers5827.5
 Alone8741.2
 Total211100.0