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Table 2 The association between selected factors and educational aspirations among adolescents from different educational tracks

From: Factors associated with educational aspirations among adolescents: cues to counteract socioeconomic differences?

   All respondents Grammar schools (highest level) Specialised sec. schools Vocational schools (lowest level)
Age   1.11 (1.01-1.23)   1.27 (1.08-1.50)  
Gender female 1   1  
  male 0.61 (0.50-0.76)   0.53 (0.37-0.75)  
Father's education vocational or lower 1 1   
  secondary 1.57 (1.22-2.00) 2.09 (0.99-4.40)   
  university 3.75 (2.59-5.43) 2.99 (1.38-6.45)   
Mother's education vocational, or lower 1   1 1
  secondary 1.66 (1.28-2.15)   2.04 (1.37-3.03) 0.88 (0.60-1.29)
  university 2.52 (1.69-3.77)   1.88 (1.07-3.30) 3.84 (1.68-8.77)
Father's unemployment employed 1    
  unemployed 0.64 (0.46-0.89)    
Doubts about affordability of further study very often, often 1    
  sometimes 0.79 (0.53-1.18)    
  rarely 0.84 (0.57-1.25)    
  never 0.60 (0.42-0.86)    
Perceived social support from mother     
  from father 0.95 (0.93-0.98)   0.93 (0.89-0.97) 0.90 (0.89-0.99)
  from friends    1.08 (1.01-1.15)  
School atmosphere bearable, bad 1    
  friendly 1.44 (1.15-1.80)    
Do you like visiting school no 1 1 1 1
  yes, a bit 1.43 (1.12-1.84) 2.38 (1.29-4.38) 1.68 (1.15-2.44) 1.54 (0.96-2.47)
  yes 2.40 (1.73-3.23) 2.98 (1.25-7.09) 4.18 (2.48-7.05) 2.88 (1.68-4.93)
Sense of coherence manageability 1.07 (1.03-1.11)   1.10 (1.04-1.17)  
  meaningfulness   1.12 (1.02-1.23)   
  comprehensibility     1.07 (1.02-1.12)
  1. Logistic regression, forward stepwise conditional, OR (95% CI) are presented
  2. A higher score indicates less social support.