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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the sample from the Brazilian National School Health Survey (PeNSE), Brazil

From: Health-risk behavior differences between boarding and non-resident students: Brazilian adolescent National School Health Survey

VariablesTotal N (%)Boarding Students %Non-residents %Chi-Square p-value
Region (n = 101,788)
 North23,857 (23.4)27.423.3< .001
 Northeast36,232 (35.6)34.935.6 
 Southeast17,732 (17.4)14.817.5 
 Midwest14,144 (13.9)15.613.8 
 South9823 (9.7)7.39.7 
Municipality (n = 101,788)
 Non-capital50,725 (49.8)55,549,6< .001
 Capital51,063 (50.2)44,550,4 
School (n = 101,788)
 Public80,905 (79.5)87.579.2< .001
 Private20,883 (20.5)12.520.8 
Class shift (n = 101,378)
 Part-time78,587 (77.5)38.979< .001
 Full-time (≥ 7 h per day)22,791 (22.5)61.121 
Mother’s education (n = 76,477)
 None5508 (7.2)17.56.8< .001
 Elementary Schoola24,181 (31.6)39.831.3 
 High Schoola24,138 (31.6)24.231.8 
 Graduatea22,650 (29.6)18.630 
Age (years) (n = 101,788)
 11–1317,205 (16.9)9.817.2< .001
 1451,480 (50.6)39.551 
 1520,802 (20.4)2720.2 
 16–1912,301 (12.1)23.611.6 
Sex (n = 101,788)
 Male49,151 (48.3)58.747.9< .001
 Female52,637 (51.7)41.352.1 
  1. a Complete and incomplete educational level