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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics of female adolescents in Asgede-Tsimbla district, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Determinants of reproductive health services utilization among rural female adolescents in Asgede-Tsimbla district Northern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency
[N = 844]
Percentage [%]
Age
 1. 10–15 188 22.3
 2. 16–20 656 77.7
Educational level
 1. Only read and write 41 4.9
 2. Grade 1–8 442 52.4
 3. Grade 9–12 29 3.4
 4. College and above 332 39.3
Religion
 1- Orthodox Christians 739 87.6
 2- Muslim 105 12.4
Living arrangement
 1- With Father and Mother 727 86.1
 2- With Father or Mother only 65 7.7
 3- With relatives/friends 13 1.5
 4- Alone 38 4.6
Current occupation
 1- Government Employee 41 4.9
 2- Private Employee 73 8.6
 3- Merchant 89 10.5
 4- Unemployed 166 19.7
 5- Student 475 56.3
Father’s Educational Status
 1- Illiterate 77 9.1
 2- Read and write 692 82.2
 3- Elementary school 49 5.8
 4- Secondary School 17 2.0
 5- College and above 9 1.1
Mother’s Educational Status
 1- Illiterate 121 14.3
 2- Read and write 515 61.0
 3- Elementary school 82 9.7
 4- Secondary School 75 8.9
 5- College and above 51 6.0
Parent’s Occupation
 1- Government employee 37 4.4
 2- Merchant 168 19.9
 3- Farmer 639 75.7
Marital Status of The Family
 1- Live together 704 83.4
 2- Divorced 39 4.6
 3- Widowed 101 12.0