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Table 1 Characteristics of women retained and those lost to follow up at baseline by allocation status

From: Mothers' AdvocateS In the Community (MOSAIC)- non-professional mentor support to reduce intimate partner violence and depression in mothers: a cluster randomised trial in primary care

  Women retained    Women lost to follow-up
  Intervention
n = 90 (%)
Comparison
n = 43 (%)
   Intervention
n = 23 (%)
Comparison
n = 18 (%)
Age       
   Mean (SD) 32.0 (6.7) 32.4 (5.8)    32.6 (6.1) 29.6 (6.1)
Marital status       
   Married 29 (32) 11 (26)    6 (26) 4 (22)
   De Facto 18 (20) 10 (23)    3 (13) 5 (28)
   Divorced/separated 22 (24) 10 (23)    6 (26) 4 (22)
   Single/not living with partner 20 (22) 11 (25)    8 (35) 5 (28)
Number of children       
   One 41 (46) 23 (53)    6 (26) 7 (39)
   Two or more 48 (54) 20 (46)    17 (74) 11 (61)
Education level attained       
   Year 12 or less 43 (47) 23 (51)    13 (56) 10 (56)
Healthcare card       
   Yes 67 (74) 30 (70)    18 (78) 13 (72)
Income       
   Pension/welfare 56 (62) 23 (53)    14 (61) 11 (61)
Country of birth       
   Overseas born 32 (36) 14 (32)    5 (22) 10 (56)
    P-value   
Partner Abuse (CAS)     (+PS adj)   
   Score 7+ 71 (79) 32 (74) 0.8 1.0 22 (96) 16 (89)
   Mean (SD) 22.5 (23.0) 23.6 (19.0)    41.7 (30.2) 17.1 (11.3)
   Median (Interquartile range) 19 (7-31) 18 (10-37)    32 (18-56) 13 (10-23)
Depression (EPDS Score 13+)       
   Yes 63 (70) 25 (58) 0.2 0.7 18 (78) 8 (44)
SF36       
   MCS Mean (SD) 28.0 (9.9) 31.1 (8.1) 0.06 0.6 23.1 (10.6) 31.3 (12.6)
   PCS Mean (SD) 49.0 (10.6) 48.1 (8.6) 0.6 0.9 53.4 (9.5) 48.3 (9.9)
Social Support       
   Mean (SD) 2.84 (0.94) 3.28 (0.94) 0.01 0.4 2.58 (0.83) 3.06 (1.14)
Parenting Stress       
   No. stressed (%) 40 (49) 13 (33) 0.08 0.7 18 (78) 12 (67)
  1. Abbreviation: +PS adj = adjusted for Propensity Score
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