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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adolescent female high school students, Arbaminch town, March 2014 (n = 362)

From: Childhood sexual abuse experiences and its associated factors among adolescent female high school students in Arbaminch town, Gammo Goffa zone, Southern Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Variables   No. %
Age 14–15 55 15.2
16–17 221 61.0
18–19 86 23.8
Religion Orthodox 185 51.1
Muslim 8 2.2
Protestant 147 40.7
Catholic 11 3.0
Other 11 3.0
Marital status of the student Single 331 91.4
Married 31 8.6
Living arrangement of the student Father and mother 196 54.1
Friends 72 19.9
Alone 94 26.0
Educational status of the student’s father Below secondary 196 54.1
Above secondary 166 45.9
Educational status of the student’s mother Below secondary 254 70.6
Above secondary 108 29.4
Family size <5 122 34.5
5–9 209 59.0
> = 10 31 6.5