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Table 1 Sample description

From: The relationship between acculturation and mental health of 1st generation immigrant youth in a representative school survey: does gender matter?

  Girls Boys Total Test statistics
N (%) 224 (50.9) 216 (49.1) 440  
Age 16.18 (1.57) 16.28 (1.61) 16.23 (1.59) ns
School type     χ2 (4. N = 440) = 13.23; p = .01; Cramer’s V = .17
 Secondary school 17.9 15.7 16.8  
 Intermediate secondary school 18.8 16.2 17.5  
 Comprehensive school 11.6 6.9 9.3  
 Grammar school 22.8 16.2 19.5  
 Vocational school 29.0 44.9 36.8  
 Grade repetition (yes) 36.1 38.3 37.2 ns
Country of origin     ns
 Former Soviet Union 50.5 54.5 52.5  
 Poland 9.3 7.6 8.4  
 Arabic-Islamic countries 6.9 8.5 7.7  
 Turkey 6.9 6.3 6.6  
 Former Yugoslavia 6.9 4.9 5.9  
 Middle- and West Europe 4.6 4.5 4.5  
 Other 7.3 7.0 14.3  
Mental health
 Internalization problems 5.08 (3.11) 3.46 (2.61) 4.29 (2.99) F(1. 439) = 35.86; p = .000; η2 = .08
 Externalization problems 5.22 (2.93) 5.19 (2.98) 5.21 (2.95) ns
  1. Percentages are presented for categorical variables; M (SD) are presented for continuous variables