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Table 1 Characteristics of the study respondents

From: Knowledge and practice of adolescent females about menstruation and menstruation hygiene visiting a public healthcare institute of Quetta, Pakistan

CharacteristicsN = 923%
Age in Years
 1213114.2
 13262.8
 1411011.9
 1518019.5
 1610911.8
 1724126.1
 1812613.7
Educational Level
 Middle (8th standard)12813.8
 Matriculation (10th standard)31834.4
 Intermediate (12th standard)47751.6
Religion
 Islam83290.1
 Christianity849.1
 Hinduism70.8
Father’ Education
 Illiterate434.7
 Primary48552.5
 Middle454.9
 Matriculation596.4
 Intermediate29131.5
Mother’s Education
 Illiterate11512.5
 Primary34437.3
 Middle10010.8
 Matriculation849.1
 Intermediate28030.3
Father’s Occupation
 Business22324.2
 Government employee48652.7
 Non-Government employee788.5
 Unemployed111.2
 Retired333.6
 Others9210.0
Mother’s Occupation
 Housewife71277.13
 Government employee15516.8
 Non-Government employee283.0
 Unemployed101.1
 Retired8.9
 Others101.1
Age at menarche
 Before 11 Years778.3
 12–14 Years67573.1
 15–16 Years17118.5