Table 1

Demographic and outcome measures of participants at baseline by treatment group (n = 67)
PCTP UC Total P value
n 34 33 67
Parent(s)
   Age of mother, mean ± SD 41.6 ± 4.92 40.94 ± 3.63 41.34 ± 4.34 NS
   Age of father, mean ± SD 44.06 ± 5.47 42.48 ± 3.75 43.32 ± 4.77 NS
   Dutch, % 96% 96% 96% NS
   Mother’s education (medium to high), % 58.3% 68.8% 63.3% NS
   Father’s education (medium to high), % 66.6% 67.7% 67.2% NS
   Both parents employed (>12 hours/week), % 57.6% 67.7% 62.5% NS
Child
   Age, mean ± SD 10.57 ± 0.73 10.60 ± 0.65 10.59 ± 0.68 NS
   Gender (boys), % 44.4% 67.6% 55.7%
Household
   Single parent, % 25.0% 6.2% 16.2% NS
   Financial concerns, % 8.6% 15.6% 11.9% NS
   Family size (number of members), mean ± SD 4.34 ± 1.09 3.83 ± 0.78 4.07 ± 0.97 S
Baseline measures, mean ± SD
   SDQ-TDS 13.89 ± 4.42 13.03 ± 4.57 13.46 ± 4.48 NS
   ECBI total score 104.17 ± 22.29 99.88 ± 19.42 102.06 ± 20.89 NS
   PS mean score 3.34 ± 0.64 3.15 ± 0.56 3.25 ± 0.61 NS
   PSI total score 28.50 ± 12.06 24.71 ± 7.66 26.66 ± 10.27 NS
   PSBC total score 216.26 ± 42.45 230.27 ± 32.35 223.06 ± 38.26 NS
   DASS total score 19.11 ± 22.57 12.82 ± 11.39 16.06 ± 18.18 NS

Abbreviations: DASS, Depression Anxiety Stress Scale; ECBI, Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory; NS, not significant; PCTP, Primary Care Triple P; PS, Parenting Scale; PSBC, Problem Setting and Behaviour Checklist; PSI, Parental Stress Index; SDQ-TDS, Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire – Total Difficulties Score; UC, usual care.

Spijkers et al.

Spijkers et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:240   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-240

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