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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of 215 out-of-school adolescents surveyed

From: Tobacco use amongst out of school adolescents in a Local Government Area in Nigeria

Variable n %
Age   
10-14 years 25 11.6
15-19 years 190 88.4
Employment status   
Hawking 29 13.5
Apprenticeship 17 7.9
Driving 12 5.6
Car washing 11 5.1
Artisan 8 3.7
*Unstable employment/unemployed 138 64.2
Sex   
Male 114 53.0
Female 101 47.0
Marital status   
Single 201 93.5
Married 7 3.3
Cohabiting 7 3.3
  1. *These had no particular stable employment/are employed for a day or two in a week/are unemployed