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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study subjects in Kolfe-Keraniyo sub-city, Addis Ababa, July 2020 (n = 374)

From: Substance use and associated factors among preparatory school students in Kolfe-Keranyo sub-city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Age
 15-19 242 64.7
 20-24 132 35.3
Sex
 Male 180 48.1
 Female 194 51.9
Grade
 11 211 56.4
 12 163 43.6
Ethnicity
 Amhara 103 27.5
 Oromo 106 28.3
 Tigre 43 11.5
 Guraghe 71 19.0
 Others 51 13.6
Religion
 Orthodox 174 46.5
 Muslim 119 31.8
 Protestant 74 19.8
 Others 7 1.9
School type
 Public 299 79.9
 Private 75 20.1
Educational status of mother
 Illiterate 33 8.8
 Primary 109 29.1
 Secondary 91 24.3
 Diploma 79 21.1
 Degree and above 62 16.6
Educational status of mother
 Illiterate 92 24.6
 Primary 149 39.8
 Secondary 71 19.0
 Diploma 55 14.7
Family monthly income (in Birr)
 ≤ 5000 116 31.0
 5001-7000 83 22.2
 7001-10000 82 21.9
 > 10000 40 10.7
Occupation of mother   
 House wife 277 74.1
 Merchant 33 8.8
 Government employee 39 10.4
 Private employee 24 6.4
 Pensioner 1 0.3
Occupation of father
 Merchant 85 22.7
 Government employee 110 29.4
 Private employee 116 31.0
 Pensioner 59 15.8
 Unemployed 4 1.1
Condition of family   
 Living together 275 73.5
 Divorced 53 14.2
 One/both died 40 10.7
 No answer 6 1.6
If not with both parents with whom presently live
 With father only 51 13.6
 With mother only 31 8.3
 With relatives 29 7.8
 With friends 10 2.7
Connection with friends
 Strong 205 54.8
 Normal 164 43.9
 Weak 5 1.3
Does your parents know everything about you
 Yes 242 64.7
 No 132 35.3
Connection with parents   
 Strong 211 56.4
 Normal 136 36.4
 Weak 27 7.2
Do you visit religious centers
 Yes 341 91.2
 No 33 8.8
Frequency of visiting religious centers
 Visit daily 56 15.0
 Twice a week 71 19.0
 Once a week 81 21.7
 As needed 135 36.1