Table 1

Sample Characteristics
Characteristic
Families, N = 1,270
Family income in $1,000 s (M, SD) 32.37, 15.50
Receipt of Social Assistance (n) 5.5% (106)
Both parents born > Canada(n) 19.5% (375)
Parent education in years (M, SD) 11.93, 3.38
Parent medical health problem (n) 21.2% (409)
Parent functional limitation (n) 8.2% (159)
Parent treated for “nerves” (n) 16.2% (311)
Parent hospitalized for “nerves” (n) 5.9% (119)
Family Functioning (M, SD) 36.14, 5.20
Children, N = 1,928
Child health in 1983
Male child (n) 48.8% (941)
Age (M, SD) 10.08, 3.68
Medical condition (n) 16.2% (309)
Functional limitation (n) 4.5% (85)
Psychiatric disorder (n) 10.2 (197)
School performance--- teacher/parent (M, SD) 3.36, 0.95
Low birth weight (n) 2.7% (53)
Retrospective Assessment in 2001 of Childhood Abuse
Severe Physical Abuse (n) 18.2% (351)
Sexual Abuse (n) 5.3% (107)
Outcomes and Covariates in 2001
Body Mass Index (M, SD) 25.38, 4.78
Education in 2001 15.15, 2.70
Income in 2001 in $1,000 s (M, SD) 33.79, 21.97
SF-12® Mental Component Score (M, SD) 18.23, 2.11
SF-12® Physical Component Score (M, SD) 22.32, 3.32

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Gonzalez et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:755   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-755

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