Table 3

Distribution of subjects involved in labour activities according to parental education.

Father

Mother


    Parental level of education

    no (%)

    Odds ratio

    no (%)

    Odds ratio

University graduate or equivalent

30 (35.7)

1.00

14 (45.2)

1.00

Senior secondary school certificate/Teaching or other professional certificate

107 (54.6)

2.16

72 (46.2)

1.04

Junior secondary school certificate/Teacher's Grade II certificate/Equivalent

136 (68.7)

3.95

86 (54.8)

1.47

Junior secondary school education/Modern III certificate/Primary school leaving certificate

513 (68.5)

3.91

516 (68.3)

2.62

No formal education/Quranic school/Barely literate/dead parent

227 (67.2)

3.68

329 (68.1)

2.59

χ2 for trend

29.33

32.86

p

< 0.00001

< 0.00001


Fetuga et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2005 5:2   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-5-2

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