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Table 1 Frequency of physical fighting in 2015 and 2018 in boys and girls in junior high school and senior high school

From: Physical Fighting and Leisure Activities among Norwegian Adolescents—Investigating Co-occurring Changes from 2015 to 2018

  Boys Girls
  Junior high school Senior high school Junior high school Senior high school
  2015 2018 2015 2018 2015 2018 2015 2018
  % n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n
No physical fighting 68.6 3,853 61.9 4,110 79.6 3,929 70.6 3,516 91.1 5,428 86.9 5,972 94.2 5,142 91.5 5,034
Once 15.9 894 18.0 1,197 10.4 515 14.2 709 5.4 321 7.7 529 3.9 211 5.4 299
2–5 times 10.9 611 13.7 910 7.4 364 10.1 504 2.7 162 3.6 250 1.4 79 2.1 116
6–10 times 2.1 118 2.4 162 1.4 68 1.9 97 0.4 25 0.8 53 0.2 12 0.4 20
11 times or more 2.6 144 3.9 262 1.2 61 3.1 156 0.4 23 1.0 72 0.2 12 0.5 30
Total 100.0 5,620 100.0 6,641 100.0 4,937 100.0 4,982 100.0 5,959 100.0 6,876 100.0 5,456 100.0 5,499
  1. Note. All differences over time, gender, and school level were significant at p < 0.001