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Table 2 Sources used by students to gain knowledge of contraception and sexual health

From: Exposure to and opinions towards sex education among adolescent students in Mumbai: A cross-sectional survey

Source of information Total using source (n = 426) Males using source (n = 132) Females using source (n = 294)
No knowledge 17 (4%) 7 (5.3%) 10 (3.4%)
Parent/guardian 91 (21.3%) 11 (8.3%) 80 (27.1%)
Other family member 82 (19.2%) 13 (9.8%) 69 (23.4%)
School 277 (64.9%) 64 (48.5%) 213 (72.2%)
Friend 221 (51.8%) 66 (50%) 155 (52.5%)
Doctor 78 (18.3%) 28 (21.2%) 50 (16.9%)
Magazines/books 153 (35.8%) 47 (35.6%) 106 (35.9%)
TV/radio 181 (42.4%) 60 (45.5%) 121 (41%)
Internet 123 (28.8%) 62 (47%) 61 (20.7%)
Cinema 113 (26.5%) 29 (22%) 84 (28.5%)
Poster/leaflet 42 (9.8%) 11 (8.3%) 31 (10.5%)
Other 6 (1.4%) 5 (3.8%) 1 (0.3%)
  1. (* Multiple responses were noted for single participants.)