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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of adolescent school girls in Godey and Degehabur

From: Anemia and its associated factor among adolescent school girls in GODEY and DEGEHABUR council Somali region, eastern Ethiopia

Variables n (%)
Age of adolescent
 17–19
 15–17
308(82.8%)
64(17.2%)
Religion
 Muslim
 Orthodox
367(98.7%)
5(1.3%)
Ethnicity
 Amhara
 Somali
5(1.3%)
367(98.7%)
Marital status
 Married
 Not married
10(2.7%)
362(97.3%)
Family size
  < 5
  > 5
172(46.2%)
200(53.8%)
Family’s Monthly Income
  < 1500(15USD)
  > 1500
5(1.1%)
368(98.9%)
Mother Education
 Illiterate
 Informal Education
 Formal Education
251(67.5%)
9(2.4%)
112(30.1%)