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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of STC sub-study participants by SDQ score, categorical variables

From: “I feel good when I drink”—detecting childhood-onset alcohol abuse and dependence in a Ugandan community trial cohort

  SDQ ≥ 14 N = 119 N, % SDQ < 14 N = 29 N, %
Sex of child
 Boy 63 (52.9) 20 (69.0)
Primary caregiver
 Mother 97 (81.5) 25 (86.2)
 Father 4 (3.4) 1 (3.5)
 Other 18 (15.1) 3 (10.3)
Caregiver marital status
 Caregiver married 89 (74.8) 18 (64.3)
 Polygamous household 22 (18.5) 6 (20.7)
Literacy
 The father can read 93 (78.2) 19 (67.9)
 The mother can read 77 (64.7) 17 (60.7)
Socio-economic status
Socio-economic quintile
 Lowest 32 (26.9) 6 (20.7)
 2nd 20 (16.8) 6 (20.7)
 3rd 23 (19.3) 7 (24.1)
 4th 19 (16.0) 3 (10.3)
 Highest 25 (21.0) 7 (24.1)
Electricity 87 (73.1) 16 (55.2)
Fuel for cooking
 Wood 84 (70.6) 22 (76.9)
 Coal 33 (27.7) 5 (17.2)
Drinking water
 Open source 46 (38.7) 11 (37.9)
 Protected (tap, pump) 73 (61.3) 17 (58.6)
School and kindergarten attendance
 Never school or kindergarten 21 (17.6) 5 (17.2)
 Either kindergarten or school 59 (49.6) 13 (44.8)
 Prior kindergarten and current school 37 (31.1) 8 (27.6)
Allocated to the PROMISE EBF intervention 64 (53.8) 13 (44.8)