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Table 5 Sport factors among male and female adolescents (F – frequency, % - percentage) and Kruskal Wallis ANOVA between sexes (H – H value; p – level of significance)

From: Substance abuse prevalence and its relation to scholastic achievement and sport factors: an analysis among adolescents of the Herzegovina–Neretva Canton in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  BOYS GIRLS Kruskal Wallis
F % F % H p
Individual sport participation…       
Yes, I’m still participating (1) 118 27.13 58 9.72   
Yes, but not anymore (2) 166 38.16 153 25.63   
No, never (3) 149 34.25 380 63.65   
Missing 2 0.46 6 1.01 99.72 0.001
Team sport participation       
Yes, I’m still participating (1) 152 34.94 62 10.39   
Yes, but not anymore (2) 193 44.37 215 36.01   
No, never (3) 87 20.00 314 52.60   
Missing 3 0.69 6 1.01 145.74 0.001
Time of the sport involvement       
Never involved in sport (1) 61 14.02 267 44.72   
< 1 year (2) 66 15.17 90 15.08   
1-5 years (3) 111 25.52 154 25.80   
5 ≥ years (4) 194 44.60 82 13.74   
Missing 3 0.69 4 0.67 153.77 0.001
Sport competitive achievement…       
I have never competed (1) 137 31.49 383 64.15   
Competition of the lower ranks (2) 200 45.98 135 22.61   
Competition of the national level(3) 70 16.09 39 6.53   
National team (4) 24 5.52 30 5.03   
Missing 4 0.92 10 1.68 95.21 0.001
  1. LEGEND: number in parentheses presents ordinal value for each variable.