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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants, by sex (N = 58)

From: Exploring contraception myths and misconceptions among young men and women in Kwale County, Kenya

  Youth Males n (%) Youth Females n (%)
Age range in years All (18–24)
30 (100%)
All (18–24)
28 (100%)
Highest school level
 Primary incomplete 1 (3.3) 2 (7.1)
 Primary complete 1 (3.3) 7 (25.0)
 Secondary incomplete 5 (16.7) 3 (10.7)
 Secondary complete 17 (56.7) 8 (28.6)
 Tertiary/college 6 (20.0) 8 (28.6)
Relationship status
 Single 20 (66.7) 13 (46.4)
 Dating/Friends with benefits 8 (26.7) 13 (46.4)
 Married/Engaged 2 (6.6) 2 (7.2)
Religion
 Muslim 30 (100) 23 (82.1)
 Christian   5 (17.9)