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Table 7 Means, proportions, and sibling outcomes by residential mobility

From: Adolescent outcomes and opportunities in a Canadian province: looking at siblings and neighbors

  Residential mobility
  Zero moves One move Two or more moves
Outcomes N = 16,914 N = 7,184 N = 5,574
Continuous outcomes (mean)       
Language arts index 0.078 (0.063–0.094) 0.089 (0.066–0.112) -0.352 (-0.377–-0.327)
Health status (ADG morbidity score) 8.686 (8.595–8.776) 9.389 (9.245–9.532) 10.064 (9.833–10.244)
Hospital and physician costs $1,052 ($984–$1,121) $1,094 ($961–$1,228) $1,446 ($1,299–$1,594)
Binary outcomes (proportion)       
Not in grade 12 at appropriate age 0.274 (0.267–0.281) 0.265 (0.255–0.275) 0.458 (0.445–0.471)
Teenage pregnancy 0.101 (0.094–0.107) 0.110 (0.100–0.120) 0.267 (0.250–0.284)
Received income assistance (age 18–19) 0.030 (0.027–0.032) 0.042 (0.037–0.047) 0.139 (0.130–0.148)
Sibling correlations       
Continuous outcomes       
Language arts index 0.560 (0.545–0.575) 0.500 (0.475–0.525) 0.531 (0.504–0.558)
Health status (ADG morbidity score) 0.483 (0.467–0.500) 0.480 (0.455–0.505) 0.470 (0.441–0.500)
Hospital and physician costs 0.287 (0.268–0.307) 0.276 (0.246–0.307) 0.283 (0.249–0.317)
Binary outcomes       
Not in grade 12 at appropriate age 0.655 (0.632–0.679) 0.604 (0.563–0.644) 0.614 (0.572–0.656)
Teenage pregnancy 0.524 (0.462–0.584) 0.434 (0.337–0.532) 0.471 (0.392–0.550)
Received income assistance (age 18–19) 0.661 (0.606–0.717) 0.587 (0.503–0.671) 0.549 (0.487–0.612)
  1. For Outcomes:
  2. Statistically significant differences between Zero Moves and One Move: Health Status, Received Income Assistance (p < 0.01).
  3. Statistically significant differences between Zero Moves and Two or More Moves: All outcomes (p < 0.01).
  4. For Correlations:
  5. Statistically significant differences between Zero Moves and One Move: LA Index and Not in Grade 12 at Appropriate Age (p < 0.01).
  6. Statistically significant differences between Zero Moves and Two or More Moves: Received Income Assistance (p < 0.05).