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Table 2 Reported sexual history among adolescent female high school students in Arbaminch town, March 2014

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. %
History of sexual intercourse Yes 79 21.8
No 283 78.2
Age at which sexual intercourse started 9–12 8 10.3
13–16 52 66.7
17–19 19 23
Reason for starting sexual intercourse Based on willingness 27 34.1
Peer pressure 21 26.6
Engagement in marriage 13 16.5
Forcefully 9 11.4
To get money 9 11.4
Know a child who was raped Yes 193 53.3
No 169 46.7
Recommendation to alleviate the problem Stiff punishment of the abuser 126 34.8
Health announcement in mass media 113 31.2
School health education 68 18.8
Reporting to legal body 55 15.2
Ever having a discussion about sexuality with parents Yes 187 51.7
No 175 48.3