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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of study variables

From: From social adversity to sympathy for violent radicalization: the role of depression, religiosity and social support

Characteristics Experience of violence Discrimination (continuous score) Sympathy for Violent Radicalization (SVR; SyfoR)
n Prevalence P-value n Mean (SE) P-value n Mean (SE) P-value
Age 1178   0.44 1117   < 0.001 1188   0.03
 16–18 years 431 44.8%   401 15.9 (0.4)   435 23.1 (0.4)  
 19–21 years 428 47.7%   403 16.5 (0.4)   430 23.8 (0.5)  
 22–24 years 119 51.3%   113 16.9 (0.8)   120 23.8 (0.9)  
 ≥ 25 years 200 50.5%   200 18.7 (0.6)   203 19.2 (0.7)  
Sex 1180   0.41 1116   0.85 1190   < 0.001
 Men 347 45.5%   330 16.8 (0.4)   351 25.0 (0.6)  
 Women 833 48.1%   768 16.7 (0.3)   839 21.8 (0.3)  
Language 1180   0.01 1116   0.01 1190   0.3
 French 826 44.9%   830 16.2 (0.2)   832 22.7 (0.3)  
 English 63 61.9%   24 17.9 (1.6)   63 24.6 (1.3)  
 Both 291 51.2%   262 18.1 (0.5)   295 22.6 (0.6)  
Immigration status 1154   < 0.001 1095   0.02 1164   < 0.001
  ≥ 3rd generation 766 41.4%   747 15.6 (0.2)   771 23.2 (0.3)  
 2nd generation 188 61.7%   160 18.2 (0.7)   191 24.5 (0.8)  
 1st generation 200 55.0%   188 18.6 (0.6)   202 19.8 (0.7)  
Religion 1118   0.02 1056   0.01 1128   < 0.001
 None 641 41.3%   612 16.1 (0.3)   646 24.5 (0.4)  
 Christianism 384 46.1%   364 16.7 (0.4)   388 19.9 (0.4)  
 Islam 62 61.3%   55 19.7 (1.3)   63 20.9 (1.1)  
 Other 31 61.3%   25 18.5 (2.1)   31 19.5 (1.9)  
Depression (cutoff) 1039   < 0.001 1049   < 0.001 1049   0.005
 ≤ 1.75 636 36.8%   643 14.8 (0.2)   643 21.9 (0.4)  
 > 1.75 403 59.3%   406 19.8 (0.4)   406 23.7 (0.5)  
Religiosity (median) 1065   0.07 1071   0.004 1074   < 0.001
 ≤ 15 539 43.2%   544 16.0 (0.3)   544 23.8 (0.4)  
 > 15 526 48.9%   527 17.3 (0.3)   530 21.6 (0.4)  
Social Support (median) 1178   < 0.001 1114   < 0.001 1188   0.03
 ≤ 22 653 54.4%   603 18.2 (0.3)   658 23.3 (0.4)  
 > 22 525 38.5%   511 14.9 (0.3)   530 22.0 (0.4)  
Colleges 1168   0.006 1104   0.46 1178   0.04
 1 137 42.3%   136 17.0 (0.6)   139 22.9 (0.8)  
 2 374 47.3%   378 16.3 (0.4)   378 21.9 (0.4)  
 3 23 43.5%   23 15.0 (1.0)   23 22.9 (1.9)  
 4 236 40.2%   233 16.6 (0.5)   238 22.8 (0.6)  
 5 46 54.3%   46 16.9 (1.1)   46 19.5 (1.2)  
 6 172 47.1%   165 17.1 (0.6)   172 23.0 (0.9)  
 7 113 59.3%   115 18.0 (0.7)   115 24.8 (1.1)  
 8 67 62.7%   8 18.5 (2.6)   67 24.6 (1.3)  
Total 1182 47.4%   1118 16.7   1192 22.7  
  1. Results are reported separately for each study variable. P-value of the effect of each socio-demographic variable and moderating/mediating variable on each study variable is reported