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Table 1 Outcome and control variables by type of education

From: Alcohol and cannabis use among adolescents in Flemish secondary school in Brussels: effects of type of education

  Education type   
Percentages general technical vocational Total p(X 2)
More than 3 times in the last month      
beer/wine      n.s.
   no 79.3 80.3 82.4 80.3  
   yes 20.7 19.7 17.6 19.7  
strong spirits      ***
   no 92.1 88.7 84.9 89.6  
   yes 7.9 11.3 15.1 10.4  
cannabis      ***
   no 95.8 92.8 88.6 93.3  
   yes 4.2 7.2 11.4 6.7  
Gender      n.s.
   girls 52.8 55.6 53.0 53.7  
   boys 47.2 44.4 47.0 46.3  
Cultural background      ***
   natives 47.8 42.6 22.6 40.2  
   migrants 52.2 57.4 77.4 59.8  
Parents' educational level      ***
   no parents with higher education 38.5 54.9 67.5 49.4  
   one parent with higher education 29.0 28.0 19.3 26.7  
   two parents with higher education 32.4 17.1 13.3 23.9  
Parents' work status      ***
   no parents working 12.9 11.5 24.4 14.8  
   one parent working 35.5 44.3 43.5 39.7  
   two parents working 51.7 44.3 32.1 45.5  
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001