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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
Educational Level
 Middle (8th standard)12813.8
 Matriculation (10th standard)31834.4
 Intermediate (12th standard)47751.6
Father’ Education
Mother’s Education
Father’s Occupation
 Government employee48652.7
 Non-Government employee788.5
Mother’s Occupation
 Government employee15516.8
 Non-Government employee283.0
Age at menarche
 Before 11 Years778.3
 12–14 Years67573.1
 15–16 Years17118.5