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Table 5 Means and Standard Deviations for the HBICA as a Function of Gender and Grade

From: Development and psychometric properties of the health-risk behavior inventory for Chinese adolescents

  Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 TOTAL
boys girls boys girls boys girls boys girls
Scale M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD
(1) AV 5.32 4.11 3.43 2.76 5.93 4.56 3.54 2.88 5.22 3.93 3.22 2.48 5.51 4.24 3.41 2.72
(2) RB 3.69 2.85 2.86 1.99 4.38 3.27 2.99 2.25 3.91 2.84 2.82 1.99 3.98 3.01 2.89 2.07
(3) US 0.33 1.50 0.06 0.51 0.57 1.98 0.14 0.79 0.28 1.38 0.04 0.29 0.40 1.66 0.08 0.56
(4) SS 1.19 2.24 1.45 2.45 1.34 2.45 1.52 2.45 1.08 2.06 1.18 2.08 1.22 2.28 1.40 2.36
(5) SU 2.41 3.32 1.11 2.04 3.37 3.94 1.22 2.08 2.82 3.51 1.10 1.89 2.83 3.61 1.14 2.01
(6) HBICA Total 12.75 10.76 8.88 7.40 15.43 12.31 9.37 7.82 13.18 10.77 8.29 6.39 13.77 11.38 8.86 7.28
  1. Note: AV = Aggression and Violence, RB = Rule Breaking, US = Unprotected Sex, SS = Suicide and Self-Injurious, SU = Substance Use, HBICA = Health-Risk Behavior Inventory for Chinese Adolescents.