Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents: mean (SD) or %

F1 (Luxembourg) N = 85

F2 (Belgium) N = 82

F3 (Romania) N = 69

p-value


Age

21.2 (3.31)

18.5 (0.87)

19.1 (0.37)

0.000

Sex

Female

75.3

67.1

89.9

0.004

Male

24.7

32.9

10.1

Father's educational level

1

15.9

10.9

23.2

0.000

2

34.1

14.1

42.0

3

19.5

17.2

21.7

4

14.6

15.6

8.7

5

15.9

42.2

4.3

Mother's Educational level

1

17.1

10.3

26.1

0.000

2

25.6

5.9

33.3

3

28.0

22.1

26.1

4

17.1

42.6

5.8

5

12.2

19.1

8.7

Father's professional status

Manual worker

19.5

15.0

51.5

0.000

Employee

51.2

40.0

22.1

Senior officer

29.3

45.0

26.5

Mother's professional status

Manual worker

17.1

5.1

49.3

0.000

Employee

62.2

69.6

33.3

Senior officer

20.7

25.3

17.4

Importance of going to university

Little and not important

4.7

7.4

1.4

0.000

Important

40.0

61.7

20.3

Very important

55.3

30.9

78.3


p: Significance level of Chi square test (comparison with F1).

ยง Level of education: 1: End of compulsory studies; 2: Sixth form college diploma NVQ equivalent; 3: 12th grade diploma or A' level in Technical or professional studies; 4: University, college (higher education) diploma BTEC HND equivalent or first degree; 5: University, or specialised school diploma (higher education) Master or Doctorate / Engineer equivalent.

Baumann et al. BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:63   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-63

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