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Table 3 Prediction of a good home environment as measured by the MC-HOME Inventory total score based on data from the primary caregivers who are index parents and their children. An index parent is defined as the parent with a diagnosis of either schizophrenia spectrum disorder or bipolar disorder or their adult matched population-based control subjecta. (N = 253)

From: Exploring protective and risk factors in the home environment in high-risk families – results from the Danish High Risk and Resilience Study—VIA 7

Predictors ß SE t p-value 95%CI
Intercept 21.40 5.16 4.15  < 0.001 (11.25;31.56)
Caregiver’s age 0.07 0.06 1.27 0.21 (-0.04;0.18)
Child’s sex
 Male 0     
 Female -0.22 0.56 -0.40 0.69 (-1.32;0.88)
Caregiver’s sex
 Male 0     
 Female 1.02 1.20 0.85 0.40 (-1.34;3.37)
IQ childb 0.08 0.03 2.48 0.01 (0.02;0.14)
IQ caregiverb 0.04 0.04 1.16 0.25 (-0.03;0.11)
Caregiver single 0     
Caregiver not single 3.00 0.71 4.23  < 0.001 (1.60;4.39)
FHRc
 FHR-SZ 0.09 0.74 0.13 0.90 (-1.37;1.55)
 FHR-BP 0.45 0.79 0.57 0.57 (-1.11;2.01)
 PBC 0     
Caregiver unemployed 0.74 0.82 0.91 0.34 (-0.87;2.36)
Caregiver employed 0     
Severe life events 0–3 years old
 0 0     
 1 0.64 0.65 0.99 0.32 (-0.64;1.92)
 2 0.49 0.84 0.59 0.56 (-1.16;2.15)
 3 1.45 1.35 1.07 0.29 (-1.22;4.11)
Severe life events 4–7 years old
 0 0     
 1 -1.13 0.72 -1.56 0.12 (-2.56;0.29)
 2 -2.14 0.75 -2.86 0.005 (-3.63;-0.66)
 3 -2.43 1.00 -2.43 0.02 (-4.41;0.46)
K-SADS-PLd present diagnosis
 No 0     
 Yes -0.71 0.61 -1.16 0.25 (-1.90;0.49)
Diagnosis of substance use of primary caregiver
 No 0     
 Yes -1.33 1.20 -1.11 0.27 (-3.70;1.04)
PSP primary caregiver 0.11 0.03 3.76  < 0.001 (0.05;0.17)
  F(18,234) = 6.45; p < 0.0001; R2 = 0.33; Adj. R2 = 0.28; Root MSE = 4.27
  1. aIn the case of siblings; parent and child information is only included from the first included sibling in order not to count the same parent twice. bRIST Reynolds Intellectual Screening Test. cFamiliar High Risk status (SZ Schizophrenia, BP Bipolar disorder, PBC population-based controls). dK-SADS-PL, Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia