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Table 1 Demographic characteristics by occupational status

From: Mental health of college students and their non-college-attending peers: results from a large French cross-sectional survey

  Workers (n = 881) NENST (n = 266) College students (n = 891) Non-college-attending students (n = 386) p
  % % % %  
Gender Men % 53.23 46.24 40.74 46.89 0.001
Women % 46.76 53.76 59.26 53.11  
Age (mean) 22.09 21.47 20.83 19.23 0.001
Living with partner 30.87 19.92 8.81 8.08 0.001
Income per person per month < = 1000 € 47.04 79.50 70.19 81.79 0.001
Educational attainment % None 6.36 13.53 0.00 12.18 0.001
Below secondary 38.18 43.98 0.00 87.82  
Secondary completed 27.73 27.44 62.40 0.00  
Bachelor 17.39 9.02 18.74 0.00  
Masters and above 10.34 6.01 18.85 0.00  
Location Rural 20.88 19.92 16.72 18.65 0.156
Urban 79.11 80.07 83.28 81.35  
  1. Notes: NENST neither employed nor students or trainees. Percentages are derived from cross-tabulations and chi-square tests
  2. Bold means p above 0.05