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Table 2 Comparison of demographic characteristics between intervention and control groups

From: Assessing the impact of an educational intervention program based on the theory of planned behavior on the nutritional behaviors of adolescents and young adults with PCOS in Iran: a field trial study

Variable Control group Intervention group Result of statistical test
Number % Number %
Age (years) Younger than 18 17 50 15 45.5 t=0.31
18 and older 17 50 18 54.5 P = 0.760
Education High school 17 50 17 51.5 χ2=1.60
High School diploma 8 23.5 11 33.3 P = 0.510
Associate degree 9 26.5 5 15.2  
Job Student 23 67.6 25 75.7 χ2=3.41
University student 8 23.5 3 9.1 P = 0.180
Unemployed 1 2.9 3 9.1  
Employed 2 6 2 6.1  
Mother’s education High school 4 11.8 5 15.2 χ2=1.56
High School diploma 15 44.1 12 36.4 P = 0.910
Associate degree, B.S and Ph.D 15 44.1 16 48.5  
Father’s education High school 10 29.4 9 27.3 χ2=0.14
High School diploma 17 50 18 54.5 P = 0.930
Associate degree, B.S and Ph.D 7 20.6 6 18.2  
Mother’s job Stay-at-home mom 25 73.5 24 74.8 χ2=0.005
Employed 9 26.5 9 27.2 P = 0.580
Father’s job Self-employed 13 38.2 12 36.4 χ2=1.10
Employee 13 38.2 10 30.3 P = 0.770
Worker 5 14.7 8 24.2  
Others 3 8.8 3 9.1