The Scientific World Journal / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Positive Youth Development Program for Secondary Students in Macau

Table 2

Participant characteristics of P.A.T.H.S. Secondary 2 old and new students. SSF: Social security fund.

VariablesOld ( 𝑛 = 1 8 9 ) 𝑛 (%)New ( 𝑛 = 7 9 ) 𝑛 (%)Total ( 𝑛 = 2 6 8 ) 𝑛 (%)P value

Gender
 Male120 (63.8)45 (57.0)165 (61.8)0.292
 Female68 (36.2)34 (43.0)102 (38.2)
Age
 125 (2.6)0 (0.0)5 (1.9)
 1386 (45.5)0 (0.0)86 (32.1)
 1450 (26.5)21 (26.6)71 (26.5)0.000
 1528 (14.8)37 (46.8)65 (24.3)
 ≥1620 (10.6)21 (26.6)41 (15.3)
Family members
 11 (0.5)0 (0.0)1 (0.4)
 26 (3.2)7 (9.2)13 (4.9)
 340 (21.2)18 (23.7)58 (21.9)0.349
 490 (47.6)35 (46.1)125 (47.2)
 534 (18.0)12 (15.8)46 (17.4)
 ≥618 (9.6)4 (5.2)22 (8.3)
Parental marriage status
 Divorced20 (10.7)8 (10.5)28 (10.6)
 Separated6 (3.2)4 (5.3)10 (3.8)0.712
 Married152 (81.3)58 (76.3)210 (79.8)
Family happiness
 Very unpleasant12 (6.4)8 (10.4)20 (7.5)
 Unpleasant19 (10.1)15 (19.5)34 (12.8)
 General74 (39.4)26 (33.8)100 (37.7)0.164
 Pleasant57 (30.3)21 (27.3)78 (29.4)
 Very pleasant26 (13.8)7 (9.1)33 (12.5)
SSF
 Yes15 (8.0)5 (6.5)20 (7.6)0.689
 No172 (92.0)71 (92.2)243 (92.0)

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.