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Table 2 Chi-square comparison of potential factors associated with sexting between boys and girls (N = 917)

From: Sexting among peruvian adolescents

Cyberbullied in the past 12 months   Boy   Girl   Stat Sig
  Yes 60 19.11 131 21.72 0.8572 0.355
  No 254 80.89 472 78.28   
Number of fights in the past 12 months        
  0 112 34.78 490 78.90 213.4755 0.000
  1-2 79 24.53 85 13.69   
  3-4 77 23.91 23 3.70   
  5-6 23 7.14 10 1.61   
  7-8 7 2.17 9 1.45   
  9-10 7 2.17 2 0.32   
  10-11 2 0.62 0 0.00   
  12+ 15 4.66 2 0.32   
Parents would be disappointed if you had sex        
  Very bad 121 39.80 499 85.15 210.9575 0.000
  Bad 55 18.09 47 8.02   
  Not bad 61 20.07 25 4.27   
  Absolutely not bad at all 67 22.04 15 2.56   
Sexting        
  Yes 102 35.17 76 13.19 57.0565 0.000
  No 188 64.83 500 86.81   
Parents have rules about sexting        
  Yes 119 41.72 288 53.53 10.3377 0.001
  No 166 58.25 250 46.47   
# text messages sent yesterday        
  0-5 minutes texting 183 60.60 378 65.51 3.2839 0.350
  5-30 minutes texting 63 20.86 93 16.12   
  30-60 minutes texting 18 5.96 33 5.72   
  More than 60 minutes texting 38 12.58 73 12.65   
Academic Achievement        
  0-64% 17 5.28 46 7.46 3.6791 0.451
  65-70% 77 23.91 163 26.42   
  71-80% 138 42.86 262 42.46   
  81-90% 79 24.53 126 20.42   
  91-100% 11 3.42 20 3.24   
  1. Note: due to some instances of missing data, some categories may not be equal to the total sample of respondents.