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Table 2 Comparisons of mean scores of risky sexual behavior by socio-demographic characteristics

From: Role of risk and protective factors in risky sexual behavior among high school students in Cambodia

   Risky sexual behavior
  n (%) Mean SD p-value
Age     
   ≤ 17 years 802 (76.5) 2.3 1.1 < 0.001
   ≥ 18 years 246 (23.5) 2.7 1.6  
Gender     
   Male 590 (56.5) 2.6 1.5 < 0.001
   Female 455 (43.5) 2.1 0.8  
Family structure     
   Two-parents 733 (70.1) 2.4 1.2 0.547
   Other * 313 (29.9) 2.5 1.3  
Father's occupation     
   Farmer 399 (38.2) 2.5 1.4 0.038
   Other 645 (61.8) 2.4 1.2  
Father's education     
   ≤ Grade 9 287 (27.5) 2.4 1.3 0.367
   ≥ Grade 10 280 (26.7) 2.5 1.3  
   Don't know 481 (45.8) 2.4 1.2  
Mother's education     
   ≤ Grade 9 403 (38.5) 2.4 1.3 0.280
   ≥ Grade 10 176 (16.8) 2.5 1.4  
   Don't know 468 (44.7) 2.4 1.2  
Monthly family income     
   ≤ US$ 100 561 (54.4) 2.3 1.1 0.081
   > US$ 100 470 (45.6) 2.5 1.3  
Type of family home     
   Own home 924 (88.3) 2.4 1.2 0.138
   No family home 122 (11.7) 2.6 1.4  
  1. n = Number; SD = Standard deviation.
  2. * "Other" included living with a single parent, with relatives, or in an orphanage.
  3. † "Other" included being self-employed, an office worker, a government officer, or a taxi driver.