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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics at baseline (N = 789)

From: Utilizing a family-based economic strengthening intervention to improve mental health wellbeing among female adolescent orphans in Uganda

Characteristic Control (n = 273) Treatment (n = 516) t-value or χ2
Age, mean [range 10–16] 12.582 12.341 2.7246**
Family cohesion, mean [range 7,30] 23.52 23.233 0.7475
Household composition
 Total no. of people in HH
  Mean [range 2,19]
   Adults 6.52 6.238 1.3691
  T = Mean [range 0,15]
   Children 3.322 3.151 1.0788
Orphan hood status (n, %) 3.2010
 Paternal 153 (56.0) 322 (62.4)
 Maternal 62 (22.7) 105 (20.4)
 Double 58 (21.3) 89 (17.2)
Personal savings (n, %) 0.6784
 Yes 58 (21.3) 123 (23.8)
 No 215 (78.7) 393 (76.2)
Primary caregiver (n, %) 2.3199
 Biological parent 95 (34.8) 208 (40.3)
 Grand Parent 105 (38.5) 184 (35.7)
 Other relatives 73 (26.7) 124 (24.0)
Physical health (n, %) 0.4772
 Poor to fair 53 (19.4) 111 (21.5)
 Good to excellent 220 (80.6) 405 (78.5)
  1. ** p ≤ 0.01