Table 3

Sources of advice preferred by adolescents for various health related problems (results expressed in percentages)

Source of adviceIllness like sore throat (n=253)Smoking/alcohol/drugs (n=253)Contraception (n=253)Relationship problems (n=253)HIV/AIDS (n=253)
Family (adults)9037293232
Peer/siblings23427526
School< 111< 13
School health service< 127< 17
Media01100
Community services12203
Welfare/police< 1< 1110
General practice41113< 128
Hospital0< 1304
Teenage clinic01203
Several sources25578
No one03241
Don’t know02635