Table 1

Main characteristics of youngsters and their families

Sociodemographic characteristicsCasesNon-cases
Number82177
Age (mean (SD))18.4 (2.4)17.8 (2.5)NS
Sex (male)45.4%40.2%NS
Family members (frequency)4.6 (1.4)4.6 (1.1)NS
Other members leaving with the family1.2 (1.4)0.9 ± 0.9NS
Father's occupational statusn=72n=166
    Employed81.9%91.6%p=0.03
    Domestic work1.4%
    Retired11.1%3%
    Unemployed5.6%5.4%
Mother's occupational status
    Employed42.7%36.7%NS
Father's education level
    Less than Primary school21.1%17%
    Secondary school64.8%65.9%NS
    University school14.1%17.1
Mother's education level
    Less than Primary school15%22.1%
    Secondary school73.7%63.9%NS
    University school11.3%14%