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Table 8 Demographic characteristics of full adolescent sample from class P7, compared to adolescent sample from class P7 whose caregivers participated in survey (Note: all P7 students’ caregivers were invited to participate)

From: Violence against children and intimate partner violence against women: overlap and common contributing factors among caregiver-adolescent dyads

  Full adolescent P7 sample (n = 1171) Adolescent P7 sample with matched caregivers (n = 800)
Age, mean (SD) 13.95 (1.3) 13.99 (1.2)
Sex, % (n)
Female 54.57 (639) 56.00 (448)
Male 45.43 (532) 44.00 (352)
Past week school absences, % (n)
No days missed 85.89 (998) 82.84 (657)
One or more days missed 14.11 (164) 17.16 (140)
Meals eaten yesterday
1 meal or fewer 13.25 (155) 15.18 (121)
2 meals 38.89 (455) 40.78 (325)
3 or more meals 47.86 (560) 44.04 (351)
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