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Table 4 Frequency and percentage for family context variables according to gender

From: Adolescent selfie: an Italian Society of Paediatrics survey of the lifestyle of teenagers

   Males n % Females n % Total n %
Who do you live with? Both parents 4802 4802 9604
50,0% 50,0% 83,3%
Mother 438 526 964
45,4% 54,6% 8,4%
Father 79 67 146
54,1% 45,9% 1,3%
1 parent + a new partner 210 233 443
47,4% 52,6% 3,8%
Other 195 175 370
52,7% 47,3% 3,2%
Your family consists of: Same gender parents 183 214 397
46,1% 53,9% 3,4%
Different gender parents 5223 5208 10,431
50,1% 49,9% 90,5%
Single parent 237 300 537
44,1% 55,9% 4,7%
Other 81 81 162
50% 50% 1,4%
Have you ever lived in a shelter House? No 5318 5452 10,770
49,40% 50,60% 93,40%
Yes 406 351 757
53,60% 46,40% 6,60%
Have you ever been a testimonial of argue in family? never 1679 1309 2988
56,20% 43,80% 25,90%
occasionally 3067 2938 6005
51,10% 48,90% 52,10%
regularly 978 1556 2534
38,60% 61,40% 22%
Have you ever been a testimonial of Violence in family? never 4429 4221 8650
51,20% 48,80% 75,00%
occasionally 996 1063 2059
48,40% 51,60% 17,90%
regularly 299 519 818
36,60% 63,40% 7,10%
Have you ever been a victim of Violence? never 4933 5050 9983
49,40% 50,60% 86,60%
occasionally 652 554 1206
54,10% 45,90% 10,50%
regularly 139 199 338
41,10% 58,90% 2,90%
How do you describe your relationship with your father? negative 451 591 1042
43,30% 56,70% 18,00%
neutral 430 430 860
50,00% 50,00% 14,80%
positive 2157 1735 3892
55,40% 44,60% 67,20%
How do you describe your relationship with your mother? negative 276 248 524
52,70% 47,30% 8,90%
neutral 296 359 655
45,20% 54,80% 11,20%
positive 2494 2192 4686
53,20% 46,80% 79,90%
Do you turn to your parents in case of difficulty? never 819 748 1567
52,30% 47,70% 13,60%
occasionally 2343 2230 4573
51,20% 48,40% 39,70%
regularly 2562 2825 5387
47,60% 52,40% 46,70%
  1. Note. Percentage are reported for males and females while percentage in italic are reported for total sample