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Table 1 Background characteristics of the 10-19 year old participants in the analysis of acceptability of condom promotion and distribution in Mpwapwa and Mbeya rural districts of Tanzania, 2011 (N = 1, 327)

From: Acceptability of condom promotion and distribution among 10–19 year-old adolescents in Mpwapwa and Mbeya rural districts, Tanzania

Background characteristics n %
Sex 1, 322 100.0
 Male 668 50.5
 Female 654 49.5
Age (in years) 1,322 100.0
 10-14 1,061 80.0
 15-19 266 20.0
 Mean = 13.5, SD = 1.4 - -
Religion 1, 319 100.0
 Christian 1,239 93.9
 Muslim 80 6.1
District of residence 1, 327 100.0
 Mbeya rural 605 45.6
 Mpwapwa 722 54.4
Living arrangement 1, 311 100.0
 Lives with parent(s) 1, 063 81.1
 Lives with guardian 248 18.9
  1. SD = Standard Deviation, n = Number of respondents. Due to missing responses, some variable categories do not add up to 1, 327.