Table 1

Descriptive data for intervention and control groups
Intervention (n = 1051) Control (n = 279) p value
Nova Scotia PEI
Age of primary parent (mean ± SD) N = 1051, 31 ± 5 N = 278, 32 ± 5 0.3
Income Level
Low (<60 K) 261 (24.8%) 74 (26.5%) 0.35
Medium (60–99) 314 (30.0%) 88 (31.5%)
High (100 & up) 201 (19.1%) 54 (19.4%)
Did Not Answer 270 (25.7%) 63 (22.6%)
Missing 5 (0.5%)
Education Level
Less than/HS 201 (19.1%) 54 (19.4%) 0.93
College/Univ/Grad 850 (80.9%) 225 (80.6%)
Number of adults in home
One 35 (3.3%) 7 (2.5%) 0.68
Two or more 1015 (96.6%) 272 (97.5%)
Missing 1 (0.10%) 0
Baby’s age in months (mean ± SD) 5.6 ± 2.9 5.4 ± 2.0 0.07

Veldhuijzen van Zanten et al.

Veldhuijzen van Zanten et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:100   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-100

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