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Table 2 Distribution of the socio-demographic and psychological characteristics included in the multinomial logistic regression model

From: Who is at risk? Gendered psychological correlates in Italian students’ sexual risk profiles

  Men Women Total
N = 2682 N = 2525 N = 5207
% val. % val. % val. abs. val.
Classes of age
 18/20 33.7 38.2 35.9 1870
 21/22 48.4 47.2 47.8 2489
 23/26 17.9 14.6 16.3 848
Living arrangement
 With at least one parent 67.4 63.7 65.6 3416
 Alone, with friends or partner 24.3 27.2 25.7 1339
 n.a. 8.3 9.1 8.7 452
Area of residence
 North 34.4 31.4 33.0 1716
 Centre 27.3 28.4 27.8 1449
 South/islands 38.4 40.1 39.2 2042
Mother’s educational level
 Low 18.2 27.0 22.5 1172
 Medium 55.9 52.8 54.4 2834
 High 24.7 19.1 22.0 1145
 n.a. 1.1 1.0 1.1 56
Parental separation
 No 84.5 85.4 84.9 4421
 Yes 13.9 13.4 13.7 713
 n.a. 1.6 1.2 1.4 73
Satisfaction with a physical aspect
 At all or little satisfied 17.2 32.9 24.8 1291
 Rather satisfied 46.8 41.9 44.4 2314
 Satisfied 35.2 24.6 30.1 1565
 n.a. 0.8 0.6 0.7 37
Feeling of insecurity
 Indifferent 13.7 12.9 13.3 692
 Disagree 68.5 65.8 67.2 3498
 Agree 12.1 17.3 14.6 760
 n.a. 5.8 4.0 4.9 257
Sensation seeking
 Indifferent 21.2 21.8 21.5 1120
 Disagree 2.6 6.9 4.7 245
 Agree 70.0 65.7 67.9 3535
 n.a. 6.2 5.6 5.9 307