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Table 2 Socioeconomic position according to gender

From: Mental health inequalities in Slovenian 15-year-old adolescents explained by personal social position and family socioeconomic status

Variable   Girls n (%) Boys n (%) χ2(p value)
Perceived material welfare Above average (fine, very good) 501 (55.9) 563 (62.4) 8.62 (0.013)
Average 302 (33.7) 270 (29.9)
Below average or bad 93 (10.4) 70 (7.7)
FAS High 255 (28.5) 280 (31.3) 5.61 (0.060)
Middle 447 (50.1) 462 (51.6)
Low 191 (21.4) 153 (17.1)
Parent’s employment Both employed 658 (73.3) 670 (74.6) 0.54 (0.763)
One unemployed 209 (23.3) 201 (22.4)
Both unemployed 31 (3.4) 27 (3.0)
Family type Classic 733 (82.3) 706 (78.5) 7.41 (0.025)
Single-parent 99 (11.1) 139 (15.5)
Reconstituted 59 (6.6) 54 (6.0)
Number of friends (both sexes) 3+ friends 770 (86.0) 804 (88.8) 3.42 (0.181)
1-2 friends 117 (13.1) 93 (10.3)
0 friends 8 (0.9) 8 (0.9)
School type Gymnasiums (general) 467 (52.5) 305 (34.4) 128.8 (p < 0.001)
Technical & related 336 (37.8) 305 (34.4)
  Industrial & craft 86 (9.7) 278 (31.3)