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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of study sample

From: Adolescents’ engagement in multiple risk behaviours is associated with concussion

 Total Sample
(n = 3059)
Grade 6–8
(n = 1976)
Grade 9–10
(n = 1083)
Gender
 Male1449 (47.4)959 (48.5)490 (45.2)
 Female1610 (52.6)1017 (51.5)593 (54.8)
No. concussions in past year
 02732 (89.3)1760 (89.1)972 (89.8)
 1268 (8.8)178 (9.0)90 (8.3)
  ≥ 259 (1.9)38 (1.9)21 (1.9)
Ethnicity
 White2194 (71.7)1429 (72.3)765 (70.6)
 Asian355 (11.6)204 (10.3)151 (13.9)
 African American31 (1.0)19 (1.0)12 (1.1)
 Other or multi-ethnic479 (15.7)324 (16.4)155 (14.3)
Perceived family wealth
 Not at all or not very well-off304 (9.9)185 (9.4)119 (11.0)
 Average or quite well-off2096 (68.5)1334 (67.5)762 (70.4)
 Very well-off659 (21.5)457 (23.1)202 (18.7)
  1. Data presented as n (%)