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Table 1 Associations of socioeconomic background, ethnic background, family composition and sex with case–control status (column percentages) a

From: Low control beliefs in relation to school dropout and poor health: findings from the SIODO case–control study

  Controls Cases
(n = 330) (n = 330)
% %
Socioeconomic background   *
  High 36.4 31.5
  Intermediate 34.8 30.3
  Low 28.8 38.2
Ethnic background   *
  Autochthonous backgroundb 94.8 85.4
  Non-western background 5.2 14.6
Family composition   *
  Two parents 90.3 78.4
  One parent 9.7 21.6
Sex   
  Women 60.6 60.6
  Men 39.4 39.4
  1. *p ≤0.05 (chi2-test).
  2. aMean age differed significantly between cases (19.3 years) and controls (19.0 years).
  3. bIncluding a western migration background.