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Table 4 Characteristics of SEARCH participants with data entry completed up to September 2009.

From: The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): study protocol

CHILDREN Males Females Total
  % (n) % (n) n
Total 55% (247) 45% (199) 446
Recruitment site      
   Western Sydney 38% (93) 34% (67) 160
   Tharawal 42% (103) 43% (85) 188
   Awabakal 11% (27) 15% (30) 57
   Riverina 10% (24) 9% (17) 41
Age      
   0-3 years 31% (77) 34% (67) 144
   4-7 years 33% (82) 33% (65) 147
   8-10 years 18% (44) 16% (31) 75
   11-13 years 12% (30) 11% (21) 51
   14-17 years 6% (14) 7% (14) 28
PARENTS/CAREGIVERS Males Females Total
  % (n) % (n)  
Total 11% (22) 89% (176) 198
Recruitment site      
   Western Sydney 41% (9) 34% (60) 69
   Tharawal 36% (8) 46% (81) 89
   Awabakal 14% (3) 12% (21) 24
   Riverina 9% (2) 8% (14) 16
Age      
   <20 years 0% (0) 3% (5) 5
   20-29 years 41% (9) 30% (53) 62
   30-39 years 18% (4) 45% (79) 83
   40-49 years 18% (4) 13% (22) 26
   ≥50 years 23% (5) 9% (16) 21
  1. Numbers do not always sum to total due to missing values