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Table 2 Characteristics of the study sample

From: The reliability of the general functioning scale in Norwegian 13–15-year-old adolescents and association with family dinner frequency

  Adolescents
Full sample
Na = 440
Test-retest
Na = 54
Age 13–15 year (mean (SD)) 14.3 (0.6) 13.9 (0.3)
Gender (%)
 Boys 47.7 40.7
 Girls 52.3 59.3
Dinner time together with parent(s) (%)
 0–5 times per week 18.8 17.3
 6–7 times per week 81.2 82.7
Live together with (%)
 Mother and father 68.7 71.7
 All other living arrangement 31.3 28.3
Ethnicity (%)
 Norwegian 90.9 88.7
 Other ethnicityb 9.1 11.3
Parental educational level (%)
  < 12 years 33.8 9.3
 13–16 years 39.3 37.0
  > 16 years 26.9 53.7
  1. aAdolescents; n = 417–440, test-retest sample; n = 53–54
  2. bOther ethnicity: Both parents born in other country than Norway