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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics of 3543 High School Students.

From: Oral and anal sex practices among high school youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Number (%)
Sex  
   Female 1789(50.5)
   Male 1754(48.5)
Age group (mean = 17.6, SD = 1.5 years)  
   Young adolescents (15-16) 796(22.5)
   Older adolescents (17-24) 2747(77.5)
School Grade  
   Ninth 701(19.8)
   Tenth 703(20.3)
   Preparatory I 770(21.7)
   Prep II 670(18.9)
   Vocational 699(19.7)
Living arrangement  
   Both Parents 1964(55.4)
   Other arrangements* 1579(44.6)
Paternal literacy  
   Illiterate and Non formal 602(17.0)
   Formal school 2941(83.0)
Maternal literacy  
   Illiterate and Non formal 928(26.2)
   Formal school 2615(73.8)
  1. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April, 2009
  2. * Include all not living with both parent