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Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics of school adolescent girls and their parents, Gondar City Administration, northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 768)

From: Improved dietary diversity of school adolescent girls in the context of urban Northwest Ethiopia: 2017

Variables Frequency Percent
Age Early 130 16.9
Middle 402 52.3
Late 236 30.7
Level of education Primary 287 37.4
High school 417 54.3
Preparatory school 64 8.3
Place of residence Urban 717 93.4
Rural 51 6.6
Occupation of mother Government employee 124 16.1
Housewife 482 62.8
Daily laborer 39 5.1
Merchant 83 10.8
Others 40 5.2
Media exposure Exposed 608 79.2
Not exposed 160 20.8
Food security Secured 485 63.2
In secured 283 36.8
Family wealth status Rich 239 31.1
Middle 287 37.4
Poor 242 31.5
Maternal education Unable to read and write 427 55.6
Primary 117 15.2
Secondary 123 16
College and above 101 13.2
Father’s education Unable to read and write 370 48.2
  Primary 96 12.5
Secondary 125 16.3
College and above 177 23