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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Video feedback compared to treatment as usual in families with parent–child interactions problems: a randomized controlled trial

Characteristic n or mean (sd) %
Child characteristics   
Child living with 140  
Living with both parents   82.9
  Living with biological mother   15.7
  Living with mother and stepfather   0.7
  Living alternately with mother and father   0.7
Age at inclusion (months) 141 7.3 (5.1)  
Child’s gender 141  
  Boy   49.0
  Girl   51.0
Cohabitant siblings 137  
  First born child   72.0
  Older siblings   28.0
Parental characteristics   
Gender participating parent 157  
  Mothers   98.7
  Fathers   1.3
Age of mothers at inclusion 140 29.7 (5.6)  
Ethnic origin of mothers 96  
  Norwegian   82.6
  Other European   6.5
  African   3.3
  Asian   5.4
  South American   2.2
Maternal educational level at inclusion 140  
  Junior high school   5.7
  Senior high school   12.1
  Vocational education (1–2 years)   19.3
  Bachelor degree   25.0
  Master degree or higher   37.9
Ongoing education, mothers 130  
  Yes   18.7
  No   81.3
Age of fathers at inclusion 134 32.8 (7.0)  
Ethnic origin of fathers 93  
  Norwegian   89.8
  Other European   6.8
  African   2.3
  North American   1.1
Fathers’ educational level at inclusion 135  
  Junior high school   5.3
  Senior high school   17.3
  Vocational education (1–2 years)   19.5
  Bachelor’s degree   30.8
  Master’s degree or higher   27.1
Ongoing education, fathers 132  
  Yes   13.3
  No   86.7
Earlier/ongoing psychiatric illness 143  
  Mothers   17.5
  Fathers   5.6
  Other partner   0.7
Family income, after tax (in 1000 NKr) 135 33.9 (17.5)  
Experienced support 140  
  Satisfied (very/a little)   90.0–99.3
  Unsatisfied (very/a little)   0.7–10.0
Conflicts in close relations (partner, family, friends, colleagues) 127  
  Never/hardly ever   62.6–87.1
  Sometimes   4.4–29.4
  Often/very often   4.0–11.4