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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the detainees with and without conduct disorder

From: Comorbidities and correlates of conduct disorder among male juvenile detainees in South Korea

Characteristic Whole sample (n = 173) With conduct disorder (n = 96) Without conduct disorder (n = 77) p value
Age (years), mean (SD) 17.5 (1.1) 17.4 (1.2) 17.6 (1.1) 0.171
School drop out, N (%) 42 (24.3) 23 (24) 19 (24.7) 0.913
Yearly family income > $2500, N (%) 104 (60.1) 59 (61.5) 45 (58.4) 0.687
Paternal education ≥ college education, N (%) 25 (14.5) 13 (19.1) 12 (21.4) 0.750
Maternal education ≥ college education, N (%) 20 (11.6) 10 (16.7) 10 (18.2) 0.830
Living arrangements, N (%)     0.928
 With both parents 57 (32.9) 31 (32.3) 26 (33.8)  
 With a single parent 97 (56.1) 55 (57.3) 42 (54.5)  
 No parents 19 (11.0) 10 (1.4) 9 (11.7)  
Recidivism, N (%) 154 (89) 88 (91.7) 66 (85.7) 0.213
Number of crime, mean (SD) 3.2 (1.8) 3.4 (1.9) 3.1 (1.6) 0.243
Type of crime, N (%)
 Property crime 86 (49.7) 48 (49) 40 (51.9) 0.696
 Violent crime 68 (39.3) 48 (50) 20 (26) 0.001
 Sex crime 34 (19.7) 14 (14.6) 20 (26.3) 0.055
 Drug crime 1 (0.6) 0 (0) 1 (1.3) 0.445
 Domestic violence 1 (0.6) 1 (1.0) 0 (0) 1.00
 Traffic offenses 42 (24.3) 23 (24.0) 19 (24.7) 0.913
 Obstruction of justice 7 (4.0) 4 (4.2) 3 (3.9) 1.00
 Drunk driving 2 (1.2) 2 (2.1) 0 (0) 0.503
 Others 20 (11.6) 13 (13.5) 7 (9.1) 0.363
  1. SD standard deviation