meancompexample - 0.87 0.95** 0.90 Mother could ask family...

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8 Table 1. Sample characteristics of homeless, doubled-up, and other low-income children: The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, 1998-2006 Variables Homeless (N=260) Doubled-up (N=515) Low-income (N=2017) Socio-demographic characteristics Mother's age (years) 24.1 22.3** 24.3 Mother married 7.3** 9.5* 12.5 Number of children 1.3** 1.1** 1.6 Race/Ethnicity White 0.09 0.20** 0.11 Black 0.65** 0.41** 0.55 Hispanic 0.22** 0.35 0.31 Other race 0.04 0.04* 0.03 Mother is immigrant 0.08** 0.13** 0.18 Mother lives with father 0.43** 0.48** 0.55 Education Mother education <HS 0.50 0.37** 0.49 Mother graduated HS 0.33 0.34 0.34 Mother has some college or higher 0.18 0.29** 0.18 Household income $18904 $32000** $18545 TANF/food stamps in last 12 months 0.55 0.35** 0.51 Disability/SSI in last 12 months 0.04 0.03 0.04 Birth paid for by Medicaid 0.85+ 0.67** 0.81 Mother could ask family for place to live 0.85 0.96** 0.88 Mother could ask family for babysitting
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Unformatted text preview: 0.87 0.95** 0.90 Mother could ask family for loan 0.79** 0.91** 0.86 Mother's health and health behavior Mother's self-reported health is fair/poor 0.13 0.07* 0.10 Experience of domestic violence Used drug during pregnancy 0.26** 0.09 0.12 Smoked cigarettes during pregnancy 0.41** 0.18* 0.23 Drank alcohol during pregnancy 0.16** 0.08 0.08 Pre-pregnancy diagnosis of mental illness 0.26** 0.10* 0.14 Prenatal care begun in 2 nd /3rd trimester 0.59 0.54 0.57 Depression at 12 month interview 0.29** 0.17 0.16 Child's health at birth Born low birth weight (&lt;2500g) 0.18** 0.09 0.11 Born pre-term (&lt;37 weeks) 0.12 0.13 0.11 Head circumference (in cm) 33.28* 33.77 33.65 Any abnormal infant health condition 0.66 0.63 0.62 No. abnormal infant health conditions 1.23 1.12 1.09 Any serious abnormal infant health conditions 0.05 0.02 0.03 No. serious abnormal infant health conditions 0.06 0.02+ 0.04 ** p &lt;.01; * p &lt;.05; + p &lt;.10...
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