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Table 3 Characteristics of the people young women go to for support (n = 1923)

From: Can social network analysis help to include marginalised young women in structural support programmes in Botswana? A mixed methods study

Characteristic Percent (number)
Female 86.7 (1668)
Has children 66.0 (1270)
Similar Age (+ − 5 years) 57.0 (1096)
Low education (incomplete secondary) (n = 1909) 57.5 (1097)
Live in the same community 66.8 (1285)
Type of relationship (n = 1920)
 Relative 58.3 (1119)
 Friend and other 41.7 (801)
Role in the community
 Public/communitya 3.3 (64)
 Private sector employee 18.3 (351)
 Government employee 6.0 (115)
 Student/Volunteer 11.0 (212)
 No specific role 61.4 (1181)
  1. aPublic/community includes pastors, teachers, social workers, health workers, traditional doctors, Kgosi (chief), and village development committee members