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Table 2 Frequency of for substance use among preparatory students 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
Frequency of substance use
 Twice and above a day 9 2.4
 Once a day 21 5.6
 Twice and above a week 8 2.1
 Weekly 23 6.1
 As needed 38 10.2
With whom substance used
 Alone 8 2.1
 Friends 78 20.9
 Family members 13 3.5
Who influence to start substance
 Family members 16 4.3
 Friends 81 21.7
 Others 2 0.5
Place of substance use
 Home 13 3.5
 School 7 1.9
 Shopping centers 37 9.9
 In friends’ house 42 11.2