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Table 2 Characteristics of parents/primary caregivers and their children

From: Determinants of parents' experiences with outpatient child and adolescent mental health services

  n   % Mean (SD) Median
Child's age in years 7906    11.3 (3.22) 12
Parents' age in years 7693    40.3 (6.62) 40
Child's gender 7903 Female 37   
   Male 63   
Diagnosis axes 1, 2, 3 and 5 a 7906 Hyperkinetic or conduct disorders (F90, F91, F92) 30   
   Emotional disorders (F3, F4, F5, F93) 18   
   Developmental disorders (F7, F8) 8   
   Psychosocial problems only (Axis 5) 9   
   No mental or behavioural disorders or psychosocial problems 8   
   Other mental or behavioural disorders (F0, F1, F2, F6, F94-F99) 7   
   Not coded or invalid code used 21   
Axis 6 (Global Assessment of Psychosocial Disability scale) a 4945 0 Superior/good social functioning 2   
   1 Moderate social functioning 17   
   2 Slight social disability 27   
   3 Moderate social disability 34   
   4 Serious social disability 16   
   5 Serious and pervasive social disability 3   
   6 Unable to function in most areas 1   
   7 Gross and pervasive social disability 0   
   8 Profound and pervasive social disability 0   
Previously treated by CAMHS 7651 Never 74   
   Once 11   
   More than once 14   
Parents' gender 7639 Female 85   
   Male 15   
Marital status 7700 Married 54   
   Cohabitant 19   
   Neither married nor cohabitant 27   
Household's highest education level 7787 Primary school 7   
   High school 41   
   University graduate 30   
   University postgraduate 22   
Number of parents in paid work 7906 0 17   
   1 41   
   2 42   
Parents' ethnic background 6352 Norwegian 89   
   Western or mixed 8   
   Non-Western 2   
Native language 7718 Norwegian 95   
   Sami 0   
   Other Nordic 1   
   Other European 2   
   Non-European 2   
  1. aWorld Health Organization [20, 21]