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Table 1 Characteristics of students (N = 1,559)

From: Gender and socioeconomic disparities in reasons for not smoking cigarettes among Danish adolescents

Student characteristics % n
Girls 51.3 746
Family occupational social class (OSC)
 High 38.0 542
 Medium 39.0 556
 Low 8.6 123
 Non-classifiable 14.3 204
Ethnicity
 Danish origin 92.6 1102
 Descendants of immigrants 4.0 47
 Immigrants 2.0 24
 Non-classifiable 1.4 17
Family structure
 Lives with two biological parents 68.6 1059
 Single-parent family 8.0 124
 Reconstituted family 16.3 252
 Other (e.g., foster care or institution) 7.0 108
Ever smoked cigarettes 9.9 162
Parental smoking 31.9 493
Best friend’s smoking 10.4 160
Other friends’ smoking 28.5 437
Binge drinking within the last month 17.7 274
Ever tried electronic cigarettes 9.4 146
Ever tried snus 1.4 21
Ever tried water pipe 6.5 100
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