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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adolescents in the Zambia global school-based health survey, 2004

From: Cannabis use and its socio-demographic correlates among in-school adolescents in Zambia

  Total Males Females
Factor n* (%)** n* (%)** n* (%)**
Age
<13 463 (27.5) 156 (21.5) 263 (30.9)
14 386 (19.1) 156 (17.4) 219 (21.6)
15 513 (22.8) 260 (24.5) 238 (21.6)
16+ 708 (30.6) 394 (36.5) 306 (25.9)
Sex
Male 994 (46.1) - -
Female 1039 (53.9) - -
Ever had sexual intercourse
Yes 303 (45.2) 178 (55.0) 111 (32.9)
No 387 (54.8) 145 (45.0) 232 (67.1)
Consumed alcohol
Yes 528 (42.2) 217 (38.5) 283 (45.1)
No 805 (57.8) 388 (61.5) 388 (54.9)
Bullied
Yes 949 (62.8) 431 (60.0) 466 (65.0)
No 610 (37.2) 314 (40.0) 274 (35.0)
Parental supervision
Yes 1369 (77.4) 634 (78.1) 673 (77.2)
No 377 (22.6) 169 (21.9) 189 (22.8)
Ever smoked dagga
Yes 695 (37.2) 300 (34.5) 357 (39.4)
No 1301 (62.8) 634 (65.5) 614 (60.6)
  1. * unweighted frequencies ** weighted percents.