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Table 1 Description of participants included in the current analysis

From: Maltreatment history, trauma symptoms and research reactivity among adolescents in child protection services

Variables Initial test (N = 382) M (SD)
Age in years 15.87 (1.05)
Gender (% male) 48.2%
Self-identified ethnicity
 White 30.4%
 Black 26.1%
 Other 13.9%
 Combination of two or more 29.6%
Child protective services status
 Crown ward (parent rights terminated) 60.7%
 Society ward (parent-CPS sharing rights) 13.7%
 Interim/temporary care 7.0%
 Community family 18.6%
Living status
 Group home 21.5%
 Foster home 43.9%
 In community with parents/caregivers 28.5%
 Other 6.1%
Number of years involved with CPS 5.75 (4.24)
Number of different CPS workers 3.06 (1.60)