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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of youth females in Bahir Dar Town, North-West Ethiopia, February 2012

From: Sex trafficking awareness and associated factors among youth females in Bahir Dar town, North-West Ethiopia: a community based study

Variables Frequency (n = 417) Percent
Age 15-19 147 35.3
  20-24 270 64.7
Marital status Single 239 57.3
  Married 150 36.0
  Widowed 6 1.4
  Divorced 22 5.3
Religion Orthodox 346 83.0
  Muslim 59 14.1
  Protestant 10 2.4
  Catholic 2 0.5
Education level Illiterate 40 9.6
  Read and write 26 6.2
  Elementary 130 31.2
  Junior/secondary 142 34.1
  Above secondary 79 18.9
Presence of radio at home Yes 304 72.9
  No 113 27.1
Presence of TV at home Yes 294 70.5
  No 123 29.5
With whom are you living With my parents 91 21.8
  Boyfriend/fiancé/husband 145 34.8
  Either mother or father only 68 16.3
  Relatives 61 14.6
  Alone 52 12.5
Current job of the respondents No Job 117 28.1
  Student 140 33.6
  Some Job 76 18.2
  Not want to specify 84 20.1
Had taken training on gender issues    
  Yes 122 29.3
  No 295 70.7