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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Risky sexual behaviour and contraceptive use in contexts of displacement: insights from a cross-sectional survey of female adolescent refugees in Ghana

Characteristic Frequency Percent
Age
 14–16 162 66.9
 17–19 80 33.1
Country of birth
 Liberia 71 29.3
 Sierra Leone 11 4.5
 Ivory Coast 99 40.9
 Ghana 28 11.6
 Other 33 13.7
Level of education
 None 20 8.3
 Primary 68 28.1
 Junior High School 75 31.0
 Secondary 57 23.6
 Tertiary 18 7.4
 Other 4 1.7
Marital status
 Married 22 9.1
 Single 220 90.9
Occupation
 Student 210 86.8
 Self – Employed 32 13.2
Religious affiliation
 Christianity 203 83.9
 Islamic 39 16.1
Person respondent lives with
 Parents 164 67.8
 Guardian 35 14.5
 Partner 15 6.2
 By myself 28 11.6
Highest level of education of mother
 None 76 31.4
 Primary 45 18.6
 Junior High School 69 28.5
 Secondary 33 16.6
 Tertiary 19 7.8
Highest level of education of father
 None 58 24.0
 Primary 45 18.6
 Junior High School 48 19.8
 Secondary 53 21.9
 Tertiary 38 15.7
Occupation of father
 Self-employed 154 63.6
 Unemployed 54 22.3
 Government worker 34 14.1
Occupation of mother
 Self-employed 164 68.1
 Unemployed 63 26.1
 Government worker 14 5.8