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Table 3 Relationship between demographic characteristics of adolescents and communication of sex-related matters

From: Exploring issues in caregivers and parent communication of sexual and reproductive health matters with adolescents in Ebonyi state, Nigeria

Demographic characteristicsEver discussed sex-related matters with anyoneDiscussed sex-related matters with parent (mother)Discussed sex-related matters with friends or peers
Nn (%)Nn (%)Nn (%)
Residence
 Urban551255 (46.2)25528 (11.0)255200 (78.7)
 Rural494245 (49.6)24519 (7.8)245188 (76.7)
 χ2 (p value1.18 (0.28)1.58 (0.21)0.27 (0.59)
Gender
 Female598296 (49.5)29634 (11.5)296221 (74.6)
 Male447204 (45.8)20413 (6.2)204167 (82.2)
 χ2 (p value1.41 (0.24)3.93 (0.05)4.03 (0.04)*
Schooling
 In-school966453 (46.9)45341 (9)453348 (76.9)
 Out-of-school7947 (59.3)476 (12.8)4740 (85.2)
 χ2 (p value4.55 (0.03)*0.73 (0.40)1.72 (0.19)
Wealth index
 Q1224107 (47.7)10747 (4.6)10782 (76.4)
 Q2211106 (50.4)1063 (2.9)10680 (75.4)
 Q3214109 (50.8)10912 (11.1)10983 (76.4)
 Q419896 (48.6)9616 (16.7)9677 (80.2)
 Q519781 (41.2)8111 (13.6)8165 (80.7)
 χ2 (p value4.78 (0.31)16.38 (0.003)*1.28 (0.86)
  1. *p-value < 0.05