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Table1 Characteristics of the social environment of the adolescent girls (N = 22,067)

From: Impact of social environment on sexual behaviors of adolescent girls in 12 sub-Saharan African countries: a cross-sectional study

Country Parental monitoring Parental connectedness Perceived peer support N GSHS data year
  Monitored Not monitored Connected Not connected Supportive Not supportive
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)   
Botswana 811 (70.0) 348 (30.0) 803 (68.2) 375 (31.8) 894 (76.6) 278 (23.4) 1199 2005
Ghana 1979 (70.9) 821 (29.1) 1962 (70.1) 857 (29.9) 2013 (72.6) 770 (27.4) 2917 2007
Kenya 1308 (74.4) 459 (25.6) 1281 (74.1) 469 (25.9) 1348 (74.1) 447 (25.9) 1882 2003
Mauritania 562 (54.1) 476 (45.9) 511 (49.9) 516 (50.1) 597 (57.9) 441 (42.1) 1069 2010
Mozambique 502 (64.0) 334 (36.0) 562 (67.5) 288 (32.5) 509 (56.5) 337 (43.5) 870 2015
Namibia 1,592 (67.5) 743 (32.5) 1677 (72.1) 629 (27.9) 1658 (71.6) 687 (28.4) 2356 2013
Senegal 913 (66.7) 465 (33.3) 805 (60.3) 573 (39.7) 1,012 (72.0) 370 (28.0) 1404 2005
Seychelles 838 (64.1) 458 (35.9) 726 (57) 544 (43) 768 (58.3) 534 (41.7) 1337 2015
Swaziland 2703 (66.9) 1352 (33.1) 2825 (70.4) 1215 (29.6) 2670 (67.0) 1311 (33.0) 4470 2003
Tanzania 1118 (56.5) 806 (43.5) 1030 (52.5) 895 (47.5) 938 (48.1) 963 (51.9) 1935 2014
Uganda 1007 (70.4) 458 (29.6) 1003 (68.6) 481 (31.4) 1060 (72.0) 409 (28.0) 1527 2003
Zambia 589 (63.0) 328 (37.0) 605 (64.6) 320 (35.4) 565 (62.9) 338 (37.1) 1101 2004
All countries 13,922 (64.0) 7048 (36.0) 13,790 (62.1) 7162 (37.9) 14,032 (60.6) 6885 (39.4) 22,067