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Table 1 Sample Description

From: Evaluation of the revised Nipissing District Developmental Screening (NDDS) tool for use in general population samples of infants and children

  Group A Group B Total
N 594 218 812
Sex of Person Most Knowledgeable    
 Female 586 (99 %) 213 (98 %) 799 (99 %)
 Male 8 (1 %) 4 (2 %) 12 (1 %)
Home ownership    
 Rent 137 (23 %) 42 (20 %) 179 (22 %)
 Own 449 (76 %) 171 (80 %) 620 (77 %)
 Other (eg, lives with family) 3 (1 %) 1 (<1 %) 4 (<1 %)
Marital status    
 Never married 32 (5 %) 6 (3 %) 38 (5 %)
 Married, common-law, or living with a partner 545 (92 %) 202 (94 %) 747 (93 %)
 Separated or divorced 14 (2 %) 8 (4 %) 22 (3 %)
Education    
 Some secondary or less 25 (4 %) 5 (2 %) 30 (4 %)
 Completed high school or GED 27 (5 %) 15 (7 %) 42 (5 %)
 Some college or technical training 25 (4 %) 13 (6 %) 38 (5 %)
 Completed college or technical training 130 (22 %) 45 (21 %) 175 (22 %)
 Some university 40 (7 %) 16 (7 %) 56 (7 %)
 Completed a bachelor’s degree (BA, BSc, etc.) 212 (36 %) 81 (37 %) 293 (36 %)
 Completed a graduate or professional degree (MSc, MD, etc.) 135 (23 %) 42 (19 %) 177 (22 %)
Household income (2009)    
 Under $35,000 75 (14 %) 28 (14 %) 103 (14 %)
 $35,000 to $59,999 81 (15 %) 30 (15 %) 111 (15 %)
 $60,000 to $89,999 115 (21 %) 41 (20 %) 156 (21 %)
 $90,000 to $129,999 162 (29 %) 60 (30 %) 222 (29 %)
 $130,000 or higher 118 (21 %) 43 (21 %) 161 (21 %)
Child’s sex    
Male 306 (52 %) 104 (48 %) 410 (51 %)
Female 288 (48 %) 113 (52 %) 401 (49 %)
Number of siblings (mean (SD)) 0.9 (0.9) 1.3 (0.8) 1.0 (0.9)
Age of enrolled child in months (mean (SD)) 31.2 (4.7) 30.2 (4.5) 30.9 (4.7)