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Table 4 Distribution of parent-reported parental occupation by financial strain (%).

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

  Father's occupation Mother's occupation  
  Surplus Balanced Shortage Surplus Balanced Shortage  
  874 1287 403 p 874 1287 403 p
Managerial 10.5 3.7 2.7 ** 3.7 1.1 1.5 **
Professional 11.7 6.4 6.7   7.1 4.5 3.2  
Skilled 12.2 6.4 4.0   11.6 6.6 7.0  
Semi-skilled 29.8 25.3 18.6   23.2 17.7 16.6  
Agricultural 2.3 3.6 5.0   0.1 0.2 0.0  
Low skilled 17.5 28.4 32.3   4.2 11.2 13.2  
Unskilled 2.2 4.4 5.0   1.1 2.3 4.5  
Military 5.5 6.2 3.7   0.1 0.2 0.0  
Unemployed/not in job 0.5 1.2 3.2   34.6 39.2 37.7  
Unable to classify 2.1 2.9 3.2   3.9 3.3 4.2  
  1. **χ2 test for difference in distribution by levels of financial stress, p < 0.000 US$1 = NT$30