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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Help seeking in school by Israeli Arab minority adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems: results from the Galilee Study

Variable N (704) % (100.0)
Gender
 Male 307 43.6
 Female 397 56.4
Religion
 Muslim 358 50.9
 Druze 309 43.9
 Christian 37 5.3
Number of siblings
 1 27 3.8
 2–3 375 53.3
 4–5 242 34.3
 6+ 42 6.0
 Missing data 18 2.6
Paternal education
 Only primary school 36 5.2
 Junior high school 168 23.9
 High school without diploma 181 25.7
 High school diploma 127 18.0
 Academic studies 103 14.7
 Missing data 89 12.6
Maternal education
 Only primary school 50 7.7
 Junior high school 209 29.7
 High school without diploma 165 23.4
 High school diploma 127 18.0
 Academic studies 84 11.9
 Missing data 69 9.8
Paternal employment
 Yes 491 69.7
 No 148 21.0
 Missing data 65 9.2
Welfare care
 Yes 129 18.3
 No 558 79.3
 Missing data 17 2.4
Locality
 1 189 26.8
 2 191 27.1
 3 195 27.7
 4 129 18.3