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Table 4 Chi-square tests of prediction of females’ and males’ heavy episodic drinking and risk-use of alcohol

From: Gender-specific predictors of at-risk adolescents’ hazardous alcohol use—a cohort study

  Female HED Male HED Female risk-use Male risk-use
χ2 (df) p χ2 (df) p χ2 (df) p χ2 (df) p
Mother’s country of birth 1.44 (2) .486 1.36 (2) .507 2.94 (2) .230 1.70 (2) .427
Father’s country of birth 0.57 (2) .752 1.34 (3) .718 0.99 (2) .608 2.23 (2) .358
Own money to spend 8.16 (6) .227 13.05(6) .042 1.89 (6) .930 13.98 (6) .030
Family economic standard 1.87 (4) .759 0.87(4) .929 6.73 (4) .151 10.85 (4) .029
  1. Statistic significance was p = .01