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Table 1 Comparison of family characteristics during childhood by self-perceived health in adulthood (N = 1006)

From: Family social environment in childhood and self-rated health in young adulthood

  N General health Physical health Psychological health
   Very good Good Fair, poor or very poor p-value Very good Good Fair, poor or very poor p-value Very good Good Fair, poor or very poor p-value
Demographics             
Age, mean 1006 27.4 28.2 27.3 .020 27.4 28.0 28.0 .124 27.2 28.0 28.4 .010
Female, % 1006 52.2 47.7 66.7 .001 50.1 50.0 35.3 .003 46.9 53.2 60.1 .007
Family characteristics during childhood          
Poor maternal relationships, % 1001 8.3 10.4 25.0 < .001 8.5 10.7 20.8 < .001 7.1 11.0 20.9 < .001
Poor paternal relationships, % 1004 20.0 28.4 38.6 < .001 19.1 29.5 32.7 < .001 15.7 29.3 40.1 < .001
Interparental violence, % 991 11.8 21.3 27.1 < .001 13.3 19.2 24.7 .003 12.2 17.4 30.9 < .001
Parental divorce or separation, % 1006 16.8 20.8 28.8 .007 15.9 21.3 26.7 .009 16.6 20.7 25.3 .036