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Table 5 Proportions in families who report falling behind with payments, FRS, 2004/5

From: Prevalence of childhood disability and the characteristics and circumstances of disabled children in the UK: secondary analysis of the Family Resources Survey

  Children with DDA disability Non-disabled children  
Areas where behind with payments n % n %  
Electricity payments 84 7.1 571 3.9 X2 = 28.3; <0.0001
Gas payments 89 7.5 551 3.7 X2 = 39.9; <0.0001
Other fuel payment 8 0.7 114 0.8 X2 = 0.04; NS
Council tax 125 10.6 957 6.5 X2 = 28.3; <0.0001
Insurance policies 7 0.6 47 0.3 X2 = 1.7; NS
Telephone bill 105 8.9 731 5.0 X2 = 33.2; <0.0001
TV/video payments 24 2.0 177 1.2 X2 = 5.4; NS
Other HP payments 58 4.9 342 2.3 X2 = 28.9; <0.0001
Water rates 116 9.8 815 5.5 X2 = 35.8; <0.0001
1 or more debts 313 26.5 2393 16.2 X2 = 81.0; <0.0001
  1. NS = Not statistically significant