Table 1

Individual characteristics by troop assignment at Time 1

Demographic & Psychosocial Variables

Intervention

Mean (SD)

Control

Mean (SD)


Percent parents are college graduates

56.3

48.7

Percent lower socio-economic status

28.1

35.0

Percent Non-Hispanic Caucasian girls

79.4

75.0

Percent racial/ethnic minority girls

20.6

25.0

Authoritarian Parenting Scale Scorea

31.1 (3.9)

32.9 (4.4)

Authoritative Parenting Scale Scorea

38.8 (3.3)

38.6 (3.6)

Permissive Parenting Scale Scorea

23.2 (3.9)

23.9 (4.1)

Family Cohesion Scale Scoreb

64.4 (10.4)

60.4 (12.2)

Children per household

2.7 (1.3)

2.4 (0.8)

Girl's Age

10.6 (1.1)

10.5 (1.3)


Note: aScale scores 10-50, higher numbers possessing more of the trait; bScale scores 16-80, higher numbers possessing more of the trait; no significant differences by condition

Rosenkranz et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:81   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-81

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