Table 2

Distribution of independent variables and confounders across dependent variables

ariablesSexual experience (n (%))Being sexually harassed (n (%))Sexually harassing others (n (%))Sexting (n (%))Nude chats (n (%))
NoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYes
Living with both biological parents
 No961 (92.3)80 (7.7)*954 (91.5)89 (8.5)884 (84.7)160 (15.3)*742 (71.3)299 (28.7)†1017 (97.6%)25 (2.4)*
 Yes2691 (95.8)118 (4.2)2602 (92.5)212 (7.5)2471 (87.9)341 (12.1)2123 (75.2)699 (24.8)2783 (98.9%)31 (1.1)
Satisfaction with family life
 Very unhappy45 (81.8)10 (18.2)*45 (81.8)10 (18.2)*42 (76.4)13 (23.6)*33 (61.1)21 (38.9)*51 (94.4)3 (5.6)†
 Unhappy195 (89.4)23 (10.6)196 (89.5)23 (10.5)161 (73.5)58 (26.5)140 (64.2)78 (35.8)213 (97.3)6 (2.7)
 Fair1205 (94.9)65 (5.1)1163 (91.2)112 (8.8)1095 (85.9)179 (14.1)919 (72.0)357 (28.0)1252 (98.3)22 (1.7)
 Happy1558 (95.5)73 (4.5)1512 (92.8)117 (7.2)1448 (88.9)180 (11.1)1238 (75.7)397 (24.3)1612 (99.0)17 (1.0)
 Very happy613 (95.6)28 (4.4)603 (93.8)40 (6.2)575 (89.3)69 (10.7)504 (78.3)140 (21.7)635 (98.6)9 (1.4)
Gender
 Male2096 (94.4)125 (5.6)1977 (88.9)246 (11.1)*2046 (92.1)176 (7.9)*1574 (70.6)655 (29.4)*2176 (97.9)47 (2.1)*
 Female1578 (95.3)77 (4.7)1603 (96.6)57 (3.4)1331 (80.2)329 (19.8)1310 (78.9)350 (21.1)1648 (99.3)11 (0.7)
Sexual orientation
 Bisexual/homosexual754 (95.9)32 (4.1)723 (91.9)64 (8.1)671 (85.4)115 (14.6)582 (73.7)208 (26.3)772 (98.1)15 (1.9)
 Heterosexual2887 (94.5)168 (5.5)2828 (92.4)233 (7.6)2677 (87.4)385 (12.6)2277 (74.3)786 (25.7)3018 (98.6)42 (1.4)
Age (years)
 Mean (SD)15.2 (1.9)17.1 (1.5)‡15.2 (1.9)15.7 (1.8)‡15.2 (1.9)15.8 (1.8)‡15.2 (2.0)15.3 (1.8)15.3 (1.9)15.8 (1.9)§
  • *P value <0.01 by χ2 test.

  • †P value <0.05 by χ2 test.

  • ‡P value <0.01 by independent t-test.

  • §P value <0.05 by independent t-test.

  • SD, Standard deviation.