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Table 3 Beliefs of Ontario parents about teen work hours when the working teens are attending school, stratified by gender of teen, 2008 (n = 507)

From: Perspectives of parents of working adolescents in Ontario, Canada

Teen Gender Male
(n = 244),
% (95% CIs)
Female
(n = 263),
% (95% CIs)
Total
(n = 507)
% (95% CIs)
In your opinion, what is the latest hour that a teen worker UNDER 16 should be allowed to work when there is school the next day?
 Earlier than 8 PM 14.4 (9.7, 20.8) 18.5 (12.5, 26.7) 16.5 (12.5, 21.6)
 8 PM 25.5 (18.7, 33.8) 19.2 (13.5, 26.5) 22.2 (17.6, 27.6)
 9 PM 41.0 (33.9, 48.6) 43.7 (35.7, 52.0) 42.4 (36.9, 48.1)
 10 PM 13.9 (9.82, 19.2) 14.8 (9.91, 21.6) 14.3 (11.0, 18.6)
 11 PM 2.4 (1.1 5.1) 1.6 (0.6, 3.2) 1.95 (1.07, 3.51)
 12 AM or later 0.6 (0.1, 2.5) 0.4 (0.05, 2.5) 0.50 (0.15, 1.51)
 Refused or Don’t Know 2.3 (0.8, 5.9) 1.9 (0.6, 5.2) 2.05 (0.99, 4.18)
In your opinion, what is the latest hour that a 16–17 year old should be allowed to work when there is school the next day?
 Earlier than 8 PM 3.0 (1.4, 6.0) 7.5 (3.2, 16.8) 5.3 (2.7, 10.1)
 8 PM 6.1 (3.3, 10.9) 8.1 (3.9, 115.4) 7.1 (4.4, 11.3)
 9 PM 40.2 (32.7, 48.3) 32.3 (25.4, 39.9) 36.1 (30.8, 41.7)
 10 PM 35.3 (28.5, 42.9) 38.3 (30.5, 46.8) 36.9 (31.6, 42.6)
 11 PM 12.4 (8.5, 17.9) 10.7 (7.4, 15.2) 11.5 (8.8, 14.9)
 12 AM or later 2.1 (0.8, 5.2) 2.1 (0.9, 4.6) 2.1 (1.2, 3.8)
 Refused or Don’t Know 0.7 (0.1, 5.3) 1.1 (0.3, 3.0) 0.9 (0.3, 2.5)