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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the survey respondents

From: A cross-sectional mixed-methods study of sexual and reproductive health knowledge, experiences and access to services among refugee adolescent girls in the Nakivale refugee settlement, Uganda

  Number (n = 260) Percentage
Age
 Younger girls (13–15 years old) 119 45.8
 Older girls (16–19 years old) 141 54.2
Country of Origin
 DR Congo 77 29.6
 Burundi 45 17.3
 Rwanda 35 13.5
 Ethiopia 33 12.6
 Somalia 25 9.6
 Uganda (refugee born in Uganda) 21 8.1
 South Sudan 13 5.0
 Tanzania 8 3.1
 Eritrea 2 0.8
 Kenya 1 0.4
Duration of Stay in Uganda
 Less than 1 year 11 4.2
 1–3 years 75 28.8
 3–5 years 60 23.2
 More than 5 years 96 36.9
 Since birth 16 6.1
 Don’t know 2 0.8
Education
 Primary 185 71.1
 Secondary 67 25.8
 Never attended school 5 1.9
 Tertiary 2 0.8
 Adult learning 1 0.4
Religion
 Protestant 167 64.2
 Catholic 45 17.3
 Jehovah’s witness 32 12.2
 Orthodox 8 3.1
 Muslim 6 2.3
 Traditional 2 0.8
Currently in School
 Yes 165 63.5
 No 95 36.5