Table 3

Sexual and technology use behaviour among school youth, Ethiopia, 2015

CategoryFrequency (n)Percentage (%) (95% CI)
Involved in sexual risk-taking behaviour (n = 5306)
 High122022.9 (19.45 to 26.96)
  Low408677.1 (73.04 to 80.55)
Any contraceptive use during last sexual episdoe (n = 1569)
 Yes69744.42 (41.95 to 46.92)
 No87255.58 (53.08 to 58.05)
Technology use (n = 5314)
 Yes478490.03 (85.84 to 93.07)
 No5309.97 (6.93 to 14.16)
Sexting (n = 5301)
 Yes176933.37 (30.52 to 36.35)
 No353266.63 (63.65 to 69.48)
Receiver (n=5301)
 Yes169932.05 (30.80 to 33.33)
 No360267.95 (66.67 to 69.20)
Sender (n = 5301)
 Yes137225.88 (23.05 to 28.93)
 No392974.12 (71.07 to 76.95)
Pornography ever viewing
(n = 5330)
 Yes267950.26 (46.92 to 53.61)
 No265149.74 (46.39 to 53.08)
Current pornography viewing (n = 2679)
 Yes217981.34 (77.01 to 85.01)
 No50018.66 (14.99 to 22.99)
Mixed use (n = 2991)
 Pornography viewing only122223.05 (20.75 to 25.53)
 Sexting only3256.13 (4.71 to 7.95)
 Pornography viewing and sexting144427.24 (24.76 to 29.87)
  • The ‘n’ for each variable varies due to item missing responses.