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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents in Ambo, April 2013

From: Sexual initiation and associated factors among young women in West Shoa, Ambo Town, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Number Percent (%)
Age group (years)
 15–19 351 55.3
 20–24 284 44.7
Ethnicity
 Oromo 397 62.5
 Amhara 144 22.7
 Tigre 58 9.1
 Others 36 5.7
Religion
 Orthodox 330 51.9
 Protestant 193 30.4
 Muslim 65 10.2
 Catholic 32 5.0
 Others 15 2.4
Marital status
 Married 127 20.0
 Unmarried 508 80.0
Education
 Primary school 1–8 112 17.6
 Secondary school 9–10 222 35.0
 Preparatory & TEVT 247 38.9
 College & Above 54 8.5
Currently in school
 Yes 475 74.8
 No 160 25.2