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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: The mental health of preschoolers in a Norwegian population-based study when their parents have symptoms of borderline, antisocial, and narcissistic personality disorders: at the mercy of unpredictability

Characteristic %
Gender of child Male 49.1
  Female 50.9
Gender of parent informant Male 15.2
  Female 84.8
Ethnic origin of biological mother Norwegian 93.0
  Western Countries 2.7
  Other countries 4.3
Ethnic origin of biological father Norwegian 91.0
  Western Countries 5.8
  Other countries 3.2
Biological parents’ marital status Married 56.3
  Cohabiting > 6 months 32.6
  Separated 1.7
  Divorced 6.8
  Widowed .2
  Cohabiting < 6 months 1.1
  Never lived together 1.3
Informant parent’s socio-economic status Leader 5.7
  Professional, higher level 25.7
  Professional, lower level 39.0
  Formally skilled worker 26.0
  Farmer/fisherman .5
  Unskilled worker 3.1
Parent’s highest completed education Not completed junior high school 0
  Junior high school (10th grade) .6
  Some educ. after jun. high school 6.1
  Senior high school (13th grade) 17.3
  Some educ. after sen. high school 3.4
  Some college or university educ. 7.6
  Bachelor degree 6.2
  College degree (3–4 years study) 33.6
  Master’s degree or similar 20.3
  Ph.D. completed or ongoing 4.4
Households’ gross annual income 0 - 40,000 USD 3.3
  40,000 - 94,000 USD 18.4
  94,000 - 161,000 USD 51.6
  161,000 USD + 26.7
At least one parent had received treatment for mental health problems None 73.8
  Outpatient only 16.3
  Hospitalized 10.0
Parents had received medical treatment for mental health problems No 87.4
  Yes 12.6