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Table 1 Distribution of Respondents by Key Demographic Characteristics

From: Relationships, love and sexuality: what the Filipino teens think and feel

Characteristics Total
(N = 3044)
Male
(N = 1088)
Female (N = 1956)
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex    
Male 1088 (35.7)   
Female 1956 (64.3)   
TOTAL 3044 (100.0)   
Age    
13–15 1204 (39.6) 449 (41.3) 755 (38.6)
16–18 1840 (60.4) 639 (58.7) 1201 (61.4)
TOTAL 3044 (100.0) 1088 (100.0) 1956 (100.0)
Religion    
No religion 54 (1.8) 28 (2.6) 26 (1.3)
Catholic 2546 (83.6) 914 (84.0) 1632 (83.4)
Protestant 299 (9.8) 103 (9.5) 196 (10.0)
Others * 145 (4.8) 43 (4.0) 102 (5.2)
TOTAL 3044 (100.0) 1088 (100.0) 1956 (100.0)
Economic status    
Low 391 (12.8) 155 (14.2) 236 (12.1)
Middle 2407 (79.1) 858 (78.9) 1549 (79.2)
High 246 (8.1) 75 (6.9) 171 (8.7)
TOTAL 3044 (100.0) 1088 (100.0) 1956 (100.0)
School    
Public 1652 (54.3) 598 (55.0) 1054 (53.9)
Private 1392 (45.7) 490 (45.0) 902 (46.1)
TOTAL 3044 (100.0) 1088 (100.0) 1956 (100.0)
  1. * Other religions include Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, INK (Iglesia ni Kristo), Aglipay, 7th day, Pentecost, Mormon, Jehova's, Baptist, Filipinist and "other".
  2. Based on the respondents' perception of family economic status.