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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents by family structure

From: Family structure, parent-child conversation time and substance use among Chinese adolescents

  Intact (n = 30749) Maternal (n = 1598) Paternal (n = 360) No-parent (n = 254) Total (n = 32961) *Non-intact (n = 2212)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex       
   Boys 14354 (46.7) 684 (42.8) 198 (55.0) 173 (68.1) 15409 (46.7) 1055 (47.7)
   Girls 16395 (53.5) 914 (57.2) 162 (45.0) 81 (31.9) 17552 (53.3) 1157 (52.3)
Age group       
   12 or below 7066 (23.0) 296 (18.5) 77 (21.4) 58 (22.8) 7497 (22.7) 431 (19.5)
   13 5485 (17.8) 226 (14.1) 63 (17.5) 60 (23.6) 5834 (17.7) 349 (15.8)
   14 4860 (15.8) 244 (15.3) 61 (16.9) 30 (11.8) 5195 (15.8) 335 (15.1)
   15 4061 (16.1) 292 (18.3) 48 (13.3) 33 (13.0) 5334 (16.2) 373 (16.9)
   16 5066 (16.5) 288 (18.0) 70 (19.4) 45 (17.7) 5469 (16.6) 403 (18.2)
   17 or above 3311 (10.8) 252 (15.8) 41 (11.4) 28 (11.0) 3632 (11.0) 321 (14.5)
Housing type       
   Private/subsidized 15578 (51.0) 622 (39.5) 162 (45.6) 56 (22.4) 16418 (50.1) 840 (38.5)
   Public 12990 (42.5) 858 (54.4) 157 (44.2) 162 (64.8) 14167 (43.3) 1177 (54.0)
   Temporary or others 1993 (6.5) 96 (6.1) 36 (10.1) 32 (12.8) 2157 (6.6) 164 (7.5)
Parental Smoking       
   Both smoke 17630 (57.4) 833 (52.2) 164 (45.6) 112 (44.4) 17630 (57.4) 11.9 (50.2)
   Only father 11089 (36.1) 522 (32.7) 151 (41.9) 93 (36.9) 11089 (36.1) 766 (34.7)
   Only mother 340 (1.1) 61 (3.8) 7 (1.9) 7 (2.8) 340 (1.1) 75 (3.4)
   Both do not 1125 (3.7) 98 (6.1) 25 (6.9) 19 (7.5) 1125 (3.7) 142 (6.4)
   Don't know 535 (1.7) 82 (5.1) 13 (3.6) 21 (8.3) 535 (1.7) 116 (5.3)
Smoking       
   Non-current 28296 (92.1) 1409 (88.2) 300 (83.3) 206 (81.1) 30211 (91.7) 1915 (86.6)
   Current 2437 (7.9) 188 (11.8) 60 (16.7) 48 (18.9) 2733 (8.3) 296 (13.4)
Alcohol drinking       
   Less than weekly 28783 (93.9) 1465 (92.0) 312 (87.4) 196 (78.4) 30756 (93.6) 1973 (89.7)
   Weekly 1880 (6.1) 128 (8.0) 45 (12.6) 54 (21.6) 2107 (6.4) 227 (10.3)
Drug use       
   Never 28837 (94.0) 1455 (91.2) 316 (88.3) 208 (82.2) 30816 (93.7) 1979 (89.7)
   Ever 1835 (6.0) 140 (8.8) 42 (11.7) 45 (17.8) 2062 (6.3) 227 (10.3)
  1. *Includes paternal, maternal or no-parent family