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Table 1 Basic description of the sample of 5614 adolescents in Greece.

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in general and psychological health among adolescents: a cross-sectional study in senior high schools in Greece

Gender Number of brothers/sisters
Male 2530 (45%) None 446 (8%)
Female 3084 (55%) One 3087 (55%)
   Two 1313 (24%)
   Three or more 722 (13%)
Age Parents' Age
16 2265 (41%) Father's age 47.97 (5.14)
17 1869 (33%) Mother's age 42.60 (4.70)
18 1440 (26%)   
Grade Parent's Marital Status
10th grade 2281 (41%) Married 5012 (89%)
11th grade 1772 (31%) Divorced/Separated 394 (7%)
12th grade 1561 (28%) Widow 159 (3%)
   Other/Missing 49 (1%)
Father's Employment Type Mother's Employment Type
Employed - Public Sector 1828 (33%) Employed - Public Sector 1679 (30%)
Employed - Private Sector 1183 (22%) Employed - Private Sector 1056 (19%)
Self-employed 1949 (35.5%) Self-employed 741 (13%)
Retired 290 (5%) Looks after House 1720 (31%)
Unemployed 42 (0.5%) Unemployed 234 (4%)
Other/Missing 224 (4%) Other/Missing 184 (3%)
Father's Educational Level Mother's Educational Level
Primary 791 (14%) Primary 743 (13%)
Secondary Basic 849 (15.5%) Secondary Basic 784 (14%)
Secondary Complete 1589 (29%) Secondary Complete 2086 (37.5%)
Technological degree 738 (13.5%) Technological degree 584 (10.5%)
University degree 1562 (28%) University degree 1385 (25%)
Financial Difficulties School Performance
None 1776 (32%) Excellent 510 (9%)
Very few 3028 (54%) Very Good 1898 (34%)
Some 675 (12%) Good 2135 (38%)
A lot 118 (2%) Fair 1047 (19%)