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Table 5 Social life after discharge (N = 46)

From: Looking into the crystal ball: quality of life, delinquency, and problems experienced by young male adults after discharge from a secure residential care setting in the Netherlands

 Total group (N = 46)Class 1 (n = 20)Class 2 (n = 9)Class 3 (n = 12)Class 4 (n = 5)Χ2p-value
Intimate relationship after discharge31 (67%)12 (60%)6 (67%)8 (67%)5 (100%)Χ2 = 2.737.482
Intimate relationship at the time of the FU-study15 (33%)8 (40%)1 (11%)4 (33%)2 (40%)Χ2 = 2.599.514
Number of close friends     Χ2 = 1.309.727
 None1 (2%)1 (5%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)  
 One to three26 (57%)12 (60%)4 (44%)7 (58%)3 (60%)  
 Four or more19 (41%)7 (35%)5 (56%)5 (42%)2 (40%)  
Delinquent peers19 (41%)7 (35%)7 (78%)↑4 (33%)1 (20%)Χ2 = 6.077.100
Contact with mother39 (85%)16 (80%)8 (89%)10 (83%)5 (100%)Χ2 = 1.017.937
Quality relationship with mother (n = 39)     Χ2 = 3.985.734
 Worse than average11 (28%)4 (25%)2 (25%)2 (20%)3 (60%)  
 Average16 (41%)7 (44%)3 (38%)4 (40%)2 (40%)  
 Better than average12 (31%)5 (31%)3 (38%)4 (40%)0 (0%)  
Contact with father34 (74%)12 (60%)7 (78%)12 (100%)↑3 (60%)Χ2 = 7.475.040
Quality relationship with father (n = 34)     Χ2 = 7.186.280
 Worse than average12 (35%)6 (50%)4 (57%)1 (8%)↓1 (33%)  
 Average8 (24%)2 (17%)1 (14%)4 (33%)1 (33%)  
 Better than average14 (41%)4 (33%)2 (29%)7 (58%)1 (33%)  
  1. ↑Adjusted residual > 1.96: higher value than expected; ↓Adjusted residual < − 1.96: lower value than expected