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Table 2 Baseline individualistic characteristics of children by intervention and control schools

From: Building school-based social capital through ‘We Act - Together for Health’ – a quasi-experimental study

  Intervention n = 272 Control n = 323 p-value
Age, years [mean (SD)] 11,6 (0,68) 11,8 (0,66) 0.11b
Class level    0.002a**
 5th grade 190 (70) 187 (58)  
 6th grade 82 (30) 136 (42)  
Gender    0.71a
 Boys 129 (47) 155 (48)  
 Girls 143 (53) 168 (52)  
Migration status    0.51a
 Native Danish 227 (83) 279 (86)  
 Non-native Danish 45 (17) 44 (14)  
Family social group    0.89a
 SES high 94 (34) 113 (35)  
 SES medium 104 (38) 120 (37)  
 SES low 37 (14) 51 (16)  
 Unclassifiable 37 (14) 39 (12)  
  1. a based on chi-square test and a significant level of 0.05
  2. b based on independent t-test and a significant level of 0.05
  3. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001