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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics by ethnicity and acculturation

From: Correlates of depressive symptoms among Latino and Non-Latino White adolescents: Findings from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey

  Non-Latino White Latino (high acculturation) Latino (low acculturation)
Characteristics N = 2071
%
N = 865
%
N = 260
%
Age*    
   12–13 years 32.7 40.5 31.5
   14–15 years 33.9 33.6 31.5
   16–17 years 33.3 25.9 36.9
Gender    
   Male 50.4 51.1 54.2
   Female 49.6 48.9 45.8
Poverty level*    
   <200% 16.7 60.8 88.1
   200% or more 83.3 39.2 11.9
Household Type*    
   Both parents 75.0 72.6 83.8
   One parent 25.0 27.4 16.2
Support at home*    
   Low 44.5 57.8 63.8
   High 55.5 42.2 36.2
Support at school*    
   Low 42.1 56.2 65.4
   High 57.9 43.8 34.6
  1. *significant differences between the three subgroups, p < .001, chi-square test