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Table 3 Distribution of parent-reported education by financial stress (%)

From: Do agreements between adolescent and parent reports on family socioeconomic status vary with household financial stress?

  Father's education    Mother's education   
  Surplus Balanced Shortage Surplus Balanced Shortage  
n 874 1287 403 p 874 1287 403 p
Primary school or below 8.4 16.4 23.6 ** 11.0 22.3 26.3 **
Junior high school 17.5 32.3 30.5   19.2 30.8 33.5  
Senior high school 14.3 16.6 14.4   11.4 13.0 12.2  
3-year technical school 16.5 13.2 12.2   27.6 20.5 19.1  
5-year technical school 16.5 9.3 5.5   13.6 5.1 3.2  
University 18.5 6.6 3.2   12.5 3.0 2.7  
Graduate 5.4 0.9 1.5   2.1 0.4 0.2  
Non-response 3.0 4.6 9.2   2.6 4.9 2.7  
  1. **χ2 test for difference in distribution by levels of financial stress, p < 0.000