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Table 3 Sources of information on sexual and reproductive health topics

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

  Main source n, % Second main source n, % Preferred source n, %
School/teachers 100 (38.4) 37 (14.2) 36 (13.8)
Parents/Guardians 93 (35.7) 89 (34.2) 100 (38.4)
Friends/peers 26 (10.0) 50 (19.2) 30 (11.5)
Doctor/Nurse 20 (7.6) 20 (7.6) 44 (16.9)
Other female relatives 6 (2.3) 21 (8.0) 18 (6.9)
Sister 5 (1.9) 20 (7.6) 11 (4.2)
Radio 4 (1.5) 2 (0.7) 0 (0.0)
Religious organisations 3 (1.1) 5 (1.9) 4 (1.5)
Brother 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3)
Neighbours (community) 1 (0.3) 5 (1.9) 3 (1.1)
Partner (boyfriend) 0 (0.0) 3 (1.1) 1 (0.3)
Organizations/seminars 0 (0.0) 4 (1.5) 3 (1.1)
TV 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Internet 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Books/Magazine 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3)
Male relatives 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Any reliable person (whom they trust of having SRH knowledge) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 7 (2.6)
Total 260 100%