Table 1

Socio-demographic variables for parents and mental health for parents (Global Severity Index, GSI) and children (Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, SDQ, and GSI) at T3.

Mother (n = 42)

Father (n = 50)


Socio-demogr.

Mean number of children

2.6 (SD1.0, range 1-5)

2.7 (SD 0.91, range 1-5)

Total number of years education

11.7 (SD 4.0)

12.8 (SD 4.5)

Employment

85% (n = 35)

77% (n = 47)

Norwegian network

≤10 friends

64% (n = 18)

69% (n = 31)

More than 10

36% (n = 10)

31% (n = 14)

Vietnamese network

≤10 friends

29% (n = 8)

44% (n = 20)

More than 10

71% (n = 20)

56% (n = 25)

Mental health parents

Mean GSI

0.45 (SD 0.47)

0.50 (SD 0.51)


Mental health children

Age 19-23 years

Mean GSI (n = 12)

0.37 (SD 0.38)

Age 10-18 years

SDQ, self-reports, mean total problem score (n = 59)

9.3 (SD 4.6)

SDQ, parents reports, mean total problem score (n = 61)

9.1 (SD 6.0)

Age 4-9 years

SDQ parents reports, mean total problem score (n = 27)

8.9 (SD 5.0)


Vaage et al. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:2   doi:10.1186/1753-2000-5-2

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