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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical data of the sample (n = 34) and their hospitalized parents

From: Psychopathology and impairment of quality of life in offspring of psychiatric inpatients in southern Brazil: a preliminary study

Variable M ± SD or percentage
Female sex (%) 52.9
Age (M ± SD) 10.8 ± 4.19 [range from 4 to 17]
Age (%)
 < 12 years 58.8
 ≥ 12 years 41.1
Number of parents hospitalized (n) 25
Which parent hospitalized (%)
 Mother 85.3
 Father 14.7
Age of the hospitalized parent (M ± SD) 38.9 ± 6.8
 Age of the mother 38.2 ± 6.8
 Age of the father 41.5 ± 9.1
Family incomea—U$ (M ± SD) 1953 (2341)
Family incomea (%)
 Up to U$ 1.000,00 48
 From U$ 1.000,00 to U$ 2.000,00 28
 More than U$ 2.000,00 24
Lives with whom (%)
 Mother 82.4
 Father 47.1
 Siblings 58.8
 Grandparents 14.7
 Others 23.5
Number of people in the house (M ± SD) 3.93 ± 1.14
Years of study (Child) 9.41 ± 3.77
Previous treatment (Child %) 17.6
Parenteral psychiatric diagnosisa (%)
 Unipolar depression 52
 Bipolar disorder 24
 Substance use/misuse 16
 Personality disorder 4
 Organic mental disorders 4
Caregiver before/during hospitalization (%)
 Mother 79.4/8.8
 Father 11.8/29.4
 Sibling 5.9/17.6
 Another relative 11.8/41.2
 Non-family caregiver 8.8/23.5
  1. Family income calculated by basic salaries in Reais (R$ 937 or U$ 383; U$ 1.00  R$ 3.30)
  2. a Variables with missing values