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Table 1 Demographics of responding students

From: Prevalence and determinants of child maltreatment among high school students in Southern China: A large scale school based survey

   n %
Gender Male 3277 49.9
  Female 3285 50.1
Age 13 or below 804 12.4
  14 1941 30.0
  15 2082 32.2
  16 or above 1637 25.3
Father's education level Primary or below 357 5.5
  Lower secondary 1953 30.2
  senior secondary 2807 43.5
  Tertiary or above 1340 20.7
Mother's education level Primary or below 697 10.8
  Lower secondary 2189 33.8
  senior secondary 2461 38.0
  Tertiary or above 1132 17.4
Place of origin Guangdong 5193 85.6
  Non-Guangdong 877 14.4
Housing type Own house 5161 78.6
  Rented house 936 14.3
  Institution hostel 376 5.7
  Others 91 1.4
Prevalence of abuse Psychological aggression 5192 78.3
  Corporal punishment 1538 23.2
  Severe physical maltreatment 1001 15.1
  Very severe physical maltreatment 186 2.8
  Sexual abuse 41 0.6