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Table 2 Baseline participant characteristics

From: Does Mental Health First Aid training improve the mental health of aid recipients? The training for parents of teenagers randomised controlled trial

  YMHFA (n = 170) PFA (n = 152) p
Parent
 Family situation %    .675
  Child living with both parents 71.8 75.7  
  Parents separated but both involved in care of child 12.9 9.2  
  Parents separated but only respondent involved in care of child 7.1 5.3  
  Sole parent 6.5 6.6  
  Other (e.g. grandparents) 1.8 3.3  
Married/defacto % 74.1 80.9 .146
Female % 89.4 86.8 .476
Tertiary education % 56.6 50.7 .294
Speaks only English at home % 85.9 79.6 .135
Not Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander % 99.4 98.7 .209
Employed full or part time % 66.5 71.7 .310
Studying status %    .185
 Full-time 2.9 3.9  
 Part-time 16.5 11.2  
 Not studying 11.2 18.4  
 Unknown 69.4 66.4  
Age M (SD) 45.2 (5.54) 45.1 (5.69) .867
Number of children M (SD) 2.2 (0.8) 2.3 (1.0) .282
Child
 Female % 58.8 52.0 .217
 Health issue % 26.5 27.0 .919
 Age M (SD) 13.3 (1.11) 13.3 (1.08) .949