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Table 2 Students’ views regarding youth-friendly services, Assiut University, Egypt

From: Views and attitudes of university students in Upper Egypt towards youth health centers

Variable Frequency (N = 305) Percent
Site preferred for establishing a youth health facility
 On campus 188 61.6
 Off campus 78 25.6
 No preference 39 12.8
On-campus preference causes (N = 188)#
 Easy accessibility 120 63.8
 More efficient 28 14.9
 Serve larger number of youth 26 13.8
 Low cost of services 8 4.3
 Presence of supervision from university authority 7 3.7
 Safer 3 1.6
 Others 5 2.7
Off-campus preference causes (N = 78)#
 Availability to all youth 44 56.5
 Privacy 20 25.6
 Campus not suitable for these services 5 6.4
 Better quality of services 5 6.4
 Don’t know 4 5.1
Both on- and off-campus preference causes (N = 39)#
 Serve youth inside and outside campus 34 87.2
 No differences 5 12.8
Students’ opinions about providing youth health services either as stand-alone or integrated
 Stand alone 239 78.4
 Integrated with other services 66 21.6
Students expectations about health provider at youth health facility
 Young provider of the same sex 111 36.4
 Young provider of either sex 18 5.9
 Older provider of the same sex 97 31.8
 Older provider of either sex 30 9.8
 Age and sex do not matter 49 16.1
  1. #More than one answer was allowed
  2. Others include; university students should have special privileges and expecting crowdedness if constructed off campus