Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: The contribution of Australian residential early parenting centres to comprehensive mental health care for mothers of infants: evidence from a prospective study

Characteristic All admissions with a baby under 12 months during study period
n = 153
Study sample
n = 79
Victoria 2002*
Maternal age mean (sd) years 32.2 (5.1) 32.2 (4.9) range 18 to 43 30.2
Infant age mean (sd) weeks 33 (14.8) 31.0 (11.7) range 5 to 52 -
Married/defacto n (%) 133 (87) 68 (86) 87.3
Single/separated/widowed n (%) 17 (11) 11 (14) 11.4
Australian born n (%) 118 (77) 67 (85) 76.6
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander n (%) 1 (1) 0 (0) 0.7
  1. * [16]