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Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of respondents in Wayu Tuqa district Ethiopia, 2016 (n = 448)

From: Anemia and its determinant of in-school adolescent girls from rural Ethiopia: a school based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Levels Frequency (n) Percent
Residence Urban 112 25
Rural 336 75
Agro ecology Highland 72 16
Midland 241 53.8
Lowland 135 30
Age 10–14 199 44.4
15–19 249 55.6
Marital status Single 431 96.2
Ever married 17 3.8
Grade Primary 294 65.6
Secondary 83 18.5
Preparatory 71 15.9
Family size 1–5 117 26.1
> 5 331 73.9
Fathers education None 243 54.2
Primary 100 22.3
Secondary 105 23.4
Mothers education None 207 46.2
Primary 131 29.2
Secondary 110 24.6
Wealth quintile Poorest 88 19.7
Poor 91 20.4
Middle 90 20.1
Rich 89 19.9
Richest 89 19.9
Total   448 100