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Table 6 Significant variables included in the models about watching porn (males), homosexual experiences (females), betrayal of the partner (males), three sexual partners or more (females): 2000–2017

From: Catching up! The sexual behaviour and opinions of Italian students (2000–2017)

  Watching porn Homosexual experiences Betrayal of the partner Three sexual partners or more
Males Females Males Females
2000 2017 2000 2017 2000 2017 2000 2017
Age at survey      sign. sign. sign. sign.
Area of residence during teens sign. sign. sign. sign. sign. sign.   sign.
Population size of the municipality of residence during teens         
Parents’ education    sign.     sign. sign.
Mother was working when the respondent was 14–15      sign. sign.   sign.
Social class of the father sign. sign. sign.   sign.    
Talked with parents about his/her affective life when 14–15      sign. sign. sign. sign.
Parents divorced before the respondent was 16         sign.
Reaction to parents’ rules during teens   sign.   sign. sign. sign.   sign.
Parents allowed the student to come back home late on Saturday sign. sign. sign. sign. sign.    sign.
Importance of religion in respondent’s life sign. sign. sign. sign.    sign. sign.
Mass attendance by parents when the respondent was 14 sign. sign. sign. sign.     sign.
Body mass index at survey sign.    sign.     
Had at least three health problems during teens sign.   sign. sign. sign.   sign. sign.
Satisfied with own physical appearance during teens     sign.   sign. sign.  
Diploma score at junior/senior high school      sign. sign. sign. sign.
Type of high school attended sign. sign. sign.   sign. sign. sign. sign.
Number of covariate statistically connected (p < 0.1) 8 7 8 8 10 8 8 13
Number of covariates statistically connected in both surveys 6 5 7 7
  1. Notes: ‘sign.’ indicates continuous/binary variables that are statistically significant or categorical variables where at least one of the categories is significant. Significance is identified as p < 0.1