Table 2

Sample profile

Adult

Child

Mental Health

Profile variable

6 months (1338)

18 months (1117)

3 years (901)

6 months (558)

18 months (477)

3 years (373)

6 months (442)

18 months (365)

3 years (300)


Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Age

27.4

28.5

29.8

24.8

25.8

27.3

30.1

31.1

32.8

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Female

93.4

94.1

94.4

95.2

85.2

94.9

70.0

72.7

75.0

Ethnic Group

White British

87.1

88.8

90.0

91.6

93.1

92.8

80.6

83.4

86.4

White Irish

5.4

4.2

3.3

2.3

1.7

1.6

5.7

4.8

3.7

Other White

2.9

2.9

2.2

2.5

2.3

2.4

3.7

3.9

3.4

Asian, Black, Chinese

4.1

3.4

3.6

2.9

2.1

2.1

9.6

7.4

6.2

Highest Educational Qualification

Degree

4.5

4.6

4.8

3.1

2.5

2.1

15.9

14.9

16.0

Sufficient for degree entry

24.9

26.1

27.4

32.6

32.1

34.9

22.8

23.3

23.3

Not sufficient for degree entry

41.3

41.6

42.8

44.3

44.4

41.6

34.4

37.0

37.0

Access course/DC test

18.6

17.5

15.6

8.2

8.6

9.9

18.7

18.3

17.4

Other

10.7

10.2

9.5

11.8

12.4

11.5

8.3

6.6

6.3

Children living with respondent

22.4

28.0

33.2

10.6

13.6

18.5

28.5

32.7

37.5

Spouse or Partner

68.7

72.8

77.6

59.8

68.1

71.1

65.6

74.0

76.1

Region

London

12.1

9.5

8.8

26.0

25.0

24.9

15.3

14.5

12.1

South East

18.4

17.5

14.7

17.1

14.3

12.6

21.0

18.6

18.5

South West

9.5

9.1

9.8

5.7

6.5

7.2

9.0

10.4

9.6

West Midlands

8.8

8.8

8.3

12.2

12.2

12.1

8.4

10.3

10.2

Eastern

10.2

10.6

10.4

5.3

6.5

7.5

9.8

9.1

10.6

Trent

9.5

9.4

9.5

6.3

7.6

8.0

8.8

8.0

7.3

North West

14.9

13.3

13.8

15.5

13.4

11.5

10.3

9.5

9.1

Northern & Yorkshire

15.4

14.7

13.6

10.9

10.5

8.9

15.7

15.9

15.0

Other/Not Nursing

1.3

7.3

11.2

1.1

4.2

7.2

1.7

3.8

7.6

Nursing grade

D or Lower

99.6

73.2

38.0

99.5

59.5

20.4

93.7

23.8

8.6

E

0.1

11.0

40.0

0.2

31.9

57.4

3.7

63.5

50.0

F or higher

0.0

0.7

3.3

0.0

0.4

5.1

0.0

3.6

24.5

Other/Not Nursing

0.3

15.2

18.6

0.4

8.2

17.2

2.6

9.0

16.9

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Number of nursing posts

n/a

1.6

2.4

n/a

1.6

2.4

n/a

2.1

2.9

Time in current nursing job

5.5

10.2

11.2

5.6

10.3

10.3

5.3

8.7

12.2


† time varying variable

Murrells et al. BMC Nursing 2008 7:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-7-7

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