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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of adolescents

From: Adolescent food insecurity in rural Sindh, Pakistan: a cross-sectional survey

VariablesTotal
n = 799
n (%)
Mean ± SD
Gender:
Males399 (49.9)
Females400 (51.1)
Age (years)13.5 ± 2.7
Years of schooling3.7 ± 3.5
Number of siblings5.3 ± 2.2
Number of adolescent siblings2.2 ± 1.5
Male siblings attending school1.2 ± 1.3
Female siblings attending school0.63 ± 0.93
Father’s years of schooling4.8 ± 5.15
Mother’s years of schooling0.96 ± 2.5
Socio-economic status:
Lower298 (37.3)
Middle255 (31.9)
High246 (30.8)