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Table 4 Background characteristics of parents participating in the study

From: Parent-child sexual and reproductive health communication among very young adolescents in Korogocho informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

Characteristic Number
Age
 22–34 15
 35–44 8
 45–50 5
 Not indicated 4
Relationship to adolescent
 Mother 29
 Father 3
Education level
 Primary incomplete 11
 Primary complete 13
 Secondary incomplete 1
 Secondary complete 5
 Unknown 2
Marital status
 Married 24
 Single 5
 Divorced/widowed/separated 3
Ethnicity
 Kikuyu 7
 Luo 14
 Luhya 8
 Congolese 1
 Undisclosed 2