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Table 5 Frequency and percentage for social 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
%
Do you believe that the social context allow you freedom of expression? never 434 381 815
53,3% 46,7% 7,1%
occasionally 2127 2629 4756
44,7% 55,3% 41,3%
regularly 3163 2793 5956
53,1% 46,9% 51,7%
Do you believe that the school is receptive to the youth needs? never 1124 1062 2186
51,4% 48,6% 19,0%
occasionally 3365 3632 6997
48,1% 51,9% 60,7%
regularly 1235 1109 2344
52,7% 47,3% 20,3%
Have you ever felt the need for psychological support? Yes 3371 2323 5694
59,2% 40,8% 49,4%
No 1768 2286 4054
43,6% 56,4% 35,2%
In past 585 1194 1779
32,9% 67,1% 15,4%
Have you ever consult a psychologist? No 4352
52,1%
4007
47,9%
8359
84,2%
Yes 631
40,1%
942
59,9%
1573
15,8%
Do you turn to your friend in case of problems or difficulties? never 679 393 1072
63,3% 36,7% 9,3%
occasionally 2024 1712 3736
54,2% 45,8% 32,4%
regularly 3021 3698 6719
45,0% 55,0% 58,3%
Do you receive help from your friends in case of need? never 245 223 468
52,4% 47,6% 4,1%
occasionally 1598 1360 2958
54,0% 46,0% 25,7%
regularly 3881 4220 8101
47,9% 52,1% 70,3%
Do you use internet to talk with other people? never 1467 923 2390
61,4% 38,6% 20,7%
occasionally 2544 2461 5005
50,8% 49,2% 43,4%
regularly 1713 2419 4132
41,5% 58,5% 35,8%
Are you a member of a youth associations? No 3933 3993 7926
49,6% 50,4% 68,8%
Yes 1791 1810 3601
49,7% 50,3% 31,2%
If yes, which association are you a member of? scout 217 218 435
49,9% 50,1% 10,6%
Religious association 486 630 1116
43,5% 56,5% 27,1%
Sport associations 247 502 749
33,0% 67,0% 18,2%
Traditional association 237 179 416
57,0% 43,0% 10,1%
Other 920 477 1397
65,9% 34,1% 34,0%
  1. Note. Percentage are reported for males and females rows while percentage in italic are reported for total sample