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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Prevalence and associated factors of physical fighting among school-going adolescents in Namibia

  Total
% (n = 6283)
Males
% (n = 2931)
Females
% (n)
Age (years): 100 (6283) 45.2 (2931) 54.8 (3552)
≤13 22.2 (1474) 20.6 (616) 23.6 (858)
14 24.7 (1749) 23.1 (779) 25.9 (970)
15 23.2 (1471) 23.1 (648) 23.3 (787)
≥16 29.9 (1589) 33.1 (852) 27.3 (737)
Gender:    
Female 54.8 (3352) - -
Male 45.2 (2931) - -
Bullied:    
No 46.0 (2510) 42.5 (1080) 49.0 (1430)
Yes 54.0 (2470) 57.5 (1243) 51.0 (1227)
Substance use (cigarette smoking, alcohol or drug use 12.9 (699) 14.9 (389) 11.3 (310)
Parental supervision:    
No 49.2 (3045) 52.5 (1526) 46.9 (1519)
Yes 50.6 (3238) 47.5 (1405) 53.1 (1833)
Fighting:    
No 49.7 (3272) 44.8 (1323) 53.8 (1949)
Yes 50.6 (2919 55.2 (1573) 46.2 (1346)