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Table 2 Parental educational level by county

From: Design and descriptive results of the "Growth, Exercise and Nutrition Epidemiological Study In preSchoolers": The GENESIS Study

  Attica*
(n = 1257)
Etoloakarnania
(n = 449)
Halkidiki
(n = 319)
Helia
(n = 155)
Thessalonica*
(n = 194)
  Counties
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Father's educational level           
   Illiterate- elementary 35 (2.7) 43 (9.6) 32 (10.1) 7 (4.4) 5 (2.5)
   Junior high school 57 (4.5) 62 (13.7) 60 (18.7) 31 (20.3) 25 (13.1)
   High school 450 (35.8) 186 (41.5) 114 (35.9) 59 (38.0) 62 (31.7)
   Further education 715 (56.9) 158 (35.2) 113 (35.3) 55 (37.3) 102 (52.8)
Mother's educational level           
   Illiterate- elementary 19 (1.5) 29 (6.5) 7 (2.1) 7 (4.5) 9 (4.5)
   Junior high school 50 (4.0) 44 (9.8) 40 (12.6) 14 (8.9) 16 (8.5)
   High school 370 (29.4) 178 (39.7) 116 (36.5) 53 (34.4) 48 (24.5)
   Further education 818 (65.1) 198 (44.0) 156 (48.8) 81 (52.2) 121 (62.5)
  1. The sampling was random, multistage and stratified by parental educational level according to data provided by the National Statistical Service of Greece (Census of 1999).
  2. *: "Large Urban Areas"
  3. : "Urban Areas" and "Rural Areas and Small Towns"