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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the 46 children and their primary caregiver between treatment conditions

From: Longitudinal results of strengthening the parent-team alliance in child semi-residential psychiatry: does team investment make a difference?

Participants baseline characteristics Comparison group (n = 22) Experimental group (n = 24) P
Age child (mean, SD) 8.6 9.2 .24
Days in treatment child (means, SD) 328 (102) 248 (123) .04
Girls 18 21 .82
Family composition
 Biological parents 73 67 .70
 Single parents 13.5 25
 Other 13.5 8
Caregiver education level
 Early/primary/secondary 77 79 .66
 Bachelor/master/doctoral 23 17
 Missing 4 4
DSM-IV AXIS I classification child
 PDD 72.7 66.7 .04
 ADHD/ODD 12.5
 Mood and anxiety disorders 18.2
 Other disorders 9.1 20.8
Presence comorbidity on AXIS I 40.9 50 .54
  1. Values given are percentages, unless otherwise indicated
  2. p ≤ .05 (italiced)
  3. PDD pervasive development disorder; ADHD/ODD attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder/oppositional defiant disorder