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Table 1 Some characteristic of the respondents

From: The Internet as a source of reproductive health information among adolescent girls in an urban city in Nigeria

Characteristics Total N = 1145 In-school n = 1011 Out-of-school n = 134 Chi Square statistic
Age (%)     67.12**
13 14.12 14.44 12.12  
14 17.23 17.33 13.08  
15 16.23 16.11 17.94  
16 13.08 15.18 12.01  
17 12.19 14.45 13.13  
18 16.18 12.26 16.43  
19 12.17 11.23 15.33  
Living with (%)     121.12**
Parents 37.39 32.01 47.15  
School Boarding house 12.17 15.48 5.95  
Other Hostel 22.78 12.5 28.02  
Others 27.66 40.01 28.88  
Education status of parents (%)     109.09**
None 12.13 4.16 15.21  
Primary 14.33 15.14 17.32  
Secondary 30.12 21.18 35.12  
College of education/Polytechnic 15.43 12.33 19.00  
University 34.09 47.19 13.35  
Occupation of parents (%)     12.09**
Self employed 23.17 19.19 24.13  
Private sector 34.15 45.13 25.26  
Public sector 42.68 35.68 50.61  
Household appliances (%Yes)     
Radio 79.11 81.22 76.71 68.68**
Television 78.21 79.11 76.81 78.42**
Telephone 22.18 23.48 21.10 89.16**
Car 43.67 45.27 32.12 33.58**
Computer 19.90 23.41 18.11 55.22**
Refrigerator 45.09 47.01 46.01 21.43**
  1. ** = significant at 0.05