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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sampled high school students in eastern Ethiopia (n = 1721)

From: Alcohol drinking patterns among high school students in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency¥ Percent
Sex   
   Female 851 49.9
   Male 856 50.1
Age   
   15-19 1085 63.5
   20-25 622 36.4
Religion   
   Orthodox 901 52.8
   Protestant 36 2.1
   Catholic 549 32.2
   Muslim 191 11.2
   Others 29 1.7
Grade   
   9th 839 48.9
   10th 394 23.0
   11th 253 14.7
   12th 230 13.4
Living with   
   Parents 1288 92.5
   Friends 27 1.9
   Relatives 43 3.1
   Alone 34 2.4
  1. ¥Based on the total number of respondents to each item