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Table 1 Frequency of demographic characteristics of the adolescents (N = 519)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with depression symptoms among school-going adolescents in Central Uganda

Variable n %
Gender
 Male 301 58.0
 Female 218 42.0
Age (years)
 <14 47 9.0
 ≥14 472 91
Type of school
 Boys only (boarding) 163 31.4
 Girls only (boarding) 80 15.4
 Boarding mixed 118 22.7
 Day mixed 158 30.4
Nature of family
 Single parent 108 20.8
 Polygamous 155 29.9
 Monogamous 256 49.3
Head of household
 Father 342 65.9
 Mother 122 23.5
 Child 10 1.9
 Other 45 8.7
Orphan hood
 Not orphan 364 70.1
 Paternal orphan 84 16.2
 Maternal orphan 34 6.6
 Double orphan 37 7.1