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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: The effects of maternal depression on their perception of emotional and behavioral problems of their internationally adopted children

Characteristics Mean (SD) N (%)
Total number of children   222
Gender   
 Boys   99 (44.14)
 Girls   124 (55.86)
Age at arrival in Finland 3.7 (2.6)  
 Boys 4.4 (2.8)  
 Girls 3.2 (2.2)  
Age at time of estimation 14.0 (0.9)  
 Boys 14.1 (0.9)  
 Girls 13.9 (0.9)  
Continent of birth   
 Asia   47 (21.17)
 Europe   41 (8.46)
 Africa   13 (5.86)
 America   31 (13.96)
 Not available   90 (40.54)
Type of placements before adoption   
 Orphanage   74 (33.33)
 Foster home   19 (8.56)
 Multiple placements   129 (58.11)
Mother’s employment status   
 Managerial employee   88 (39.6)
 Clerical worker   40 (18.0)
 Worker   80 (36.0)
 Other   14 (6.3)
Mother’s age 37.86 (5.36)