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Table 3 Information sources about SRH and general health

From: Transitions into puberty and access to sexual and reproductive health information in two humanitarian settings: a cross-sectional survey of very young adolescents from Somalia and Myanmar

  Somali VYAa
  Girls Boys
  Main puberty info source Want more puberty info from Pregnancy info sourceb,c Seek health advice fromc Main puberty info source Want more puberty info from Pregnancy info source b,c Seek health advice fromc
  (n = 214) (n = 214) (n = 39) (n = 209) (n = 192) (n = 192) (n = 42) (n = 190)
  % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Mother 74.8
(64.4, 85.1)
19.2
(9.7, 28.7)
92.3
(76.5, 1.1)
83.1
(73.3, 93.0)
60.9
(48.5, 73.3)
10.9
(2.7, 19.2)
69.1
(47.3, 90.8)
79.7
(71.8, 87.6)
Father 9.4
(2.6, 16.1)
3.3
(1.1, 5.4)
33.3
(14.8, 51.8)
62.6
(51.8, 73.4)
17.2
(7.4, 26.9)
10.4
(3.6, 17.2)
52.4
(35.2, 69.5)
68.2
(59.8, 76.6)
Sibling 4.7
(1.5, 7.9)
19.6
(11.2, 28.0)
38.5
(22.0, 54.9)
59.3
(45.7, 72.9)
8.9
(5.4, 12.3)
26.6
(16.8, 36.3)
47.6
(32.5, 62.7)
54.2
(44.1, 64.2)
Other relative 0.5
(0.0, 1.5)
3.3
(0.8, 5.8)
12.8
(0.8, 24.8)
7.5
(0.9, 14.0)
1.6
(0.0, 3.9)
6.3
(0.2, 12.3)
11.9
(0.9, 22.9)
17.9
(10.3, 25.1)
Teacher 0.5
(0.0, 1.4)
7.5
(3.5, 11.4)
12.8
(0.0, 28.9)
8.8
(4.8, 13.0)
5.7
(1.6, 9.8)
31.0
(9.4, 52.4)
12.6
(6.6, 18.4)
Friend(s) 6.1
(1.2, 10.9)
32.2
(21.1, 43.3)
43.6
(16.3, 70.9)
39.2
(29.3, 49.2)
7.3
(0.3, 14.3)
25.0
(14.8, 35.2)
52.4
(27.7, 77.0)
34.7
(23.9, 44.8)
Religious leader 4.7
(0.0, 9.5)
2.6
(0.0, 7.8)
6.5
(2.1, 10.9)
0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
2.6
(0.4, 4.8)
4.8
(0.0, 12.2)
7.8
(3.1, 12.5)
Doctor/nurse 4.7
(0.0, 10.7)
18.2
(5.5, 30.9)
4.7
(0.0, 10.6)
2.4
(0.0, 7.3)
12.0
(2.8, 21.2)
Mediad 0.9
(0.0, 2.9)
   0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
  
Other 0.5
(0.0, 1.5)
0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
2.1
(0.0, 4.6)
Do not know 1.4
(0.0, 3.0)
  1.6
(0.0, 3.4)
3.1
(0.2, 6.0)
 
Did not learn 3.3
(0.0, 9.1)
4.2
(0.0, 10.1)
   1.0
(0.0, 3.2)
3.7
(0.0, 7.0)
  
No one     1.9
(0.0, 5.7)
    1.0
(0.0, 2.6)
  VYA from Myanmara
  Girls Boys
  Main puberty info source Want more puberty info from Pregnancy info source b,c Seek health advice fromc Main puberty info source Want more puberty info from Pregnancy info sourceb,c Seek health advice fromc
  (n = 201) (n = 201) (n = 28) (n = 196) (n = 198) (n = 198) (n = 14) (n = 190)
Mother 47.3
(33.8, 60.7)
16.4
(9.9, 22.9)
57.1
(35.4, 78.9)
82.1
(13.2, 22.6)
23.2
(15.4, 31.1)
6.6
(1.6, 11.6)
40.0
(4.5, 75.5)
84.3
(78.3, 90.3)
Father 1.5
(0.0, 3.2)
3.6
(0.0, 10.6)
36.3
(26.8, 45.8)
10.1
(4.0, 16.2)
2.0
(0.0, 4.5)
33.3
(10.2, 56.7)
58.6
(47.3, 69.9)
Sibling 2.0
(0.0, 3.9)
5.0
(1.9, 8.1)
21.4
(6.1, 36.8)
31.8
(25.0, 38.7)
3.0
(0.5, 5.6)
4.0
(1.2, 6.9)
6.7
(0.0, 20.5)
22.1
(15.6, 26.9)
Other relative 3.5
(2.1, 5.7)
3.0
(0.7, 5.2)
14.3
(0.0, 30.2)
15.9
(10.6, 21.3)
3.0
(0.0, 6.1)
3.0
(0.4, 5.7)
20.0
(0.0, 42.2)
15.2
(8.6, 21.7)
Teacher 12.4
(6.1, 18.8)
31.8
(24.3, 39.3)
64.3
(50.1, 78.0)
45.3
(36.8, 53.8)
15.1
(8.2, 22.0)
34.9
(25.2, 44.5)
66.7
(43.5, 89.8)
43.9
(37.1, 50.7)
Friend(s) 5.0
(2.2, 7.7)
7.5
(4.7, 10.2)
28.6
(13.3, 43.8)
33.3
(25.0, 41.7)
5.6
(1.0, 10.1)
6.6
(2.4, 10.7)
20.0
(0.0, 45.8)
19.7
(12.4, 26.9)
Religious leader 1.5
(0.0, 3.3)
2.5
(0.0, 5.0)
1.0
(0.0, 2.5)
2.5
(0.0, 5.0)
0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
Doctor/nurse 0.5
(0.0, 1.5)
14.9
(10.9, 18.9)
32.1
(10.4, 53.8)
28.9
(18.0, 39.7)
6.1
(2.1, 10.0)
16.7
(9.7, 23.6)
46.7
(21.8, 71.5)
27.8
(16.3, 39.2)
Mediad 3.0
(0.0, 6.5)
7.5
(0.3, 12.1)
   6.6
(0.3, 12.8)
10.1
(3.8, 16.3)
  
Other 0.5
(0.0, 1.5)
0.5
(0.0, 1.5)
21.4
(8.5, 34.3)
2.9
(0.4, 5.6)
0.5
(0.0, 1.6)
13.3
(0.0, 31.4)
4.0
(0.7, 7.4)
Do not know 1.0
(0.0, 2.4)
7.0
(2.5, 11.4)
1.5
(0.0, 3.3)
4.0
(0.5, 7.6)
Did not learn 24.9
(8.5, 41.2)
3.5
(0.6, 6.3)
   24.8
(6.3, 42.1)
9.1
(3.8, 14.3)
  
No one     10.9
(4.3, 17.6)
    11.6
(3.9, 19.3)
  1. a)Somali VYA refer to the sample from the refugee camp in Ethiopia. VYA from Myanmar refer to the sample from the migrant communities in Thailand
  2. b)Asked of those who reported learning about pregnancy
  3. c)Respondents could select more than one option (total exceeds 100%)
  4. d)Media includes books/magazines, films/video and Internet