Table 1

 Description of the sample in terms of key measures

MeasureFrequency*
BaselineFollow up 1
*Denominators vary because of students omitting questions, and for further specific reasons listed below. †Excludes 12% of students who reported that they did not know their housing tenure.
Attitude to schoolLikes school2141/4230 (50.61)1847/3739 (49.40)
Ambivalent1437/4230 (33.97)1215/3739 (32.50)
Dislikes school652/4230 (15.41)677/3739 (18.11)
Housing tenure†Privately owned2625/3673 (71.47)N/A
Non-privately owned1048/3673 (28.53)
Parental employmentOne or more parent/guardian in full time employment3398/3964 (85.72)N/A
Neither parent/guardian in full time employment566/3964 (14.28)
Expectations of parenthood by age 20Very/quite likely650/4206 (15.45)453/3721 (12.17)
Unsure1203/4206 (28.60)939/3721 (25.24)
Unlikely/very unlikely2353/4296 (15.45)2329/3721 (62.59)
Expectations of education at aged 20Very/quite likely2941/4217 (69.74)2718/3734 (72.79)
Unsure1131/4217 (26.82)937/3734 (25.09)
Unlikely/very unlikely145/4217 (3.44)79/3734 (2.12)
Knowledge of timing of emergency contraceptive pillYes953/4112 (23.18)1568/3643 (43.04)
No3159/4112 (76.82)2075/3643 (56.96)
Knowledge of access to services/contraception availability (number correct of 3)0663/4137 (16.03)323/3649 (8.85)
11908/4137 (46.12)897/3649 (24.58)
2538/4137 (13.00)586/3649 (16.06)
31028/4137 (24.85)1843/3649 (50.51)
Confidence in saying no to something sexual that is unwantedHigh2754/4107 (67.06)2902/4028 (72.05)
Low1353/4107 (32.94)1126/4028 (27.95)
Confidence about communicating about sex and condom use with partnerHigh2390/4094 (58.38)2089/4029 (51.85)
Low1704/4094 (41.62)1940/4029 (48.15)