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Table 3 Discussion with parent/s and peer/s about SRH issues and awareness on contraceptive methods, Mekelle town, northern Ethiopia, 2012

From: Sexual and reproductive health communication and awareness of contraceptive methods among secondary school female students, northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Had awareness Pearson CHI2
  Yes No p-value
Age    0.023
13-15 years 163(86.7%) 25(13.3%)  
16-17 years 345(86.9%) 52(13.1%)  
18-21 years 208(93.7%) 14(6.3%)  
Educational level    < 0.001
Junior 391(85.2%) 68(14.8%)  
Senior 325(93.4%) 23(6.6%)  
Discussion with parent/ s    < 0.001
Yes 333(94.9%) 18(5.1%)  
No 383(84%) 73(16.0%)  
Discussion with peer/ s    < 0.001
Yes 463(93.9%) 30(6.1%)  
No 253(80.6%) 61(19.4%)  
Ever had sex (n= 802)    < 0.001
Yes 125(98.4%) 2(1.6%)  
No 586(86.8%) 89(13.2%)