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Table 4 Intervention's Effect on Machismo and Acceptance of Violence in Girls and Boys

From: Evaluation of the lights4violence program: reduction in machismo and acceptance of violence among adolescents in Europe

  Machismo Acceptance of Violence  
Girls Boys Girls Boys  
β p-value β p-value β p-value β p-value
Age (unexposed group: <  = 13)
 > 13 years 0.089 0.111 0.092 0.176 0.001 0.985 0.004 0.947
Mother' education (Unexposed group: primary studies)
 Secondary/superior -0.041 0.328 -0.002 0.975 -0.026 0.542 0.010 0.838
Dating violence (unexposed group: “I have never been in a dating relationship”)
 I have been in a dating relationship, and I have been a victim of IPV 0.050 0.205 -0.025 0.612 -0.021 0.597 -0.035 0.465
 I have been in a dating relationship, but I have not been a victim of IPV -0.014 0.711 0.030 0.538 -0.001 0.974 -0.020 0.689
Parents social support (unexposed group: scores <  = 54)
 Scores > 54 -0.025 0.540 -0.098 0.042* -0.027 0.519 -0.083 0.076
Teachers social support (unexposed group: scores <  = 50)
 Scores > 50 -0.001 0.979 0.065 0.165 -0.003 0.948 0.071 0.123
Aggressiveness at baseline (unexposed group: scores <  = 27)
 Scores > 27 0.074 0.070 0.146 0.002* -0.009 0.824 0.127 0.005*
MVQ (machismo or AV) in baseline -0.488  < 0.001* -0.509  < 0.001* -0.354  < 0.001* -0.524  < 0.001*
Empathy in baseline group (unexposed group: scores <  = 8)
 Scores > 8 -0.406 0.251 0.120 0.056 0.110 0.029* 0.039 0.364
Group (unexposed group: control group)
 Intervention group 0.039 0.283 0.247  < 0.001* 0.077 0.207 0.010 0.814
Interaction empathy x group    -0.194 0.018* -0.193 0.006*   
  1. *p < 0.05