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Table 2 Baseline socio-demographics for mothers in the Miami and LA samples and the combined sample, by randomization group

From: Legacy for Children TM: a pair of randomized controlled trials of a public health model to improve developmental outcomes among children in poverty

  Miami (n=289) LA (n=285)
  % %
  Interv. Comp. Interv. Comp.
Maternal Age < 23 55.5% 59.5% 40.6% 42.5%
Child Gender     
Male 47.4% 49.1% 56.5% 46.1%
Female 52.6% 50.9% 43.5% 53.9%
Education     
Less than HS diploma 29.5% 25.0% 21.8% 17.5%
HS diploma or more 70.5% 75.0% 78.2% 82.5%
Marital Status     
Married 14.5% 16.4% 26.7% 27.5%
Not Currently Married 85.6% 83.6% 73.3% 72.5%
Live with a Husband/Partner 33.7% 31.0% 47.8% 45.3%
Race/Ethnicity (multiple selections allowed)     
Non-Hispanic Black 65.9% 74.1% 43.6% 46.7%
Non-Hispanic White 1.7% 0.0% 5.5% 8.3%
Hispanic 9.8% 7.7% 43.6% 37.5%
Haitian 18.5% 14.7% 1.2% 3.3%
Other 4.1% 3.5% 6.4% 4.6%
Employment     
Working full- or part-time 21.4% 21.6% 28.5% 32.5%
Not working 78.6% 78.5% 71.5% 67.5%
Household Income     
<$20,000 53.8% 50.9% 49.7% 45.0%
>= $20,000 38.7% 37.1% 42.2% 48.3%
Missing 7.5% 12.1% 7.9% 6.7%
Languages Spoken at Home     
Non-English language 34.7% 34.5% 50.9% 49.2%
  Mean Mean
Household Composition     
Number of adults living in home* 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5
Number of children living in home^ 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5
  1. * Excluding Legacy mother, top-coded at 6
  2. ^ Excluding Legacy child
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