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Table 3 Socioeconomic and family characteristics in adolescents with functional gastrointestinal disorders and controls (N = 522)

From: Self–reported specific learning disorders and risk factors among Hungarian adolescents with functional abdominal pain disorders: a cross sectional study

 Adolescents with FAPDs
N (%)
Controls
N (%)
p
Mother’s educational level (SD)
 Less than year 81 (1.6)5 (1.1)NS✺
 Primary school3 (4.8)24 (5.2)NS✺
 Secondary school14 (22.6)103 (22.4)NS✣
 Advanced level25 (40.3)140 (30.4)NS✣
 Higher education15 (24.2)151 (32.8)NS✣
 Missing4 (6.5)37 (8.0) 
Father’s educational level (SD)
 Less than year 81 (1.6)3 (0.7)NS✺
 Primary school7 (11.3)29 (6.3)NS✣
 Secondary school17 (27.4)122 (26.5)NS✣
 Advanced level13 (21.0)124 (27.0)NS✣
 Higher education12 (19.4)103 (22.4)NS✣
 Missing12 (19.4)79 (17.2) 
Mean income of the family (SD)
 Under 100 €4 (6.5)29 (6.3)NS✺
 100–200 €14 (22.6)113 (24.6)NS✣
 300–400 €20 (32.3)127 (27.6)NS✣
 500–600 €10 (16.1)86 (18.7)NS✣
 Above 600 €6 (9.7)30 (6.5)NS✣
 Missing8 (12.9)75 (16.3) 
Parents’ marital status
 Married39 (62.9)308 (67.0)NS✣
 Divorced22 (35.5)146 (31.7)NS✣
 Missing1 (1.6)6 (1.3) 
Placed with/living with
 Father1 (4.5)19 (13.0)NS✺
 Mother19 (86.4)122 (83.6)NS✣
 other relatives2 (9.1)4 (2.7)NS✺
 Missing0 (0.0)1 (0.7) 
Member of a religious community14 (22.6)79 (17.4)NS✣
Missing07 (1.5) 
  1. NS nonsignificant
  2. ✣ significance of chi-square test
  3. ✺ significance of the 2–sided fisher’s exact test