Table 1

Maternal participant characteristics

CharacteristicNN (%)
Marital status1596
 Married/common law1536 (96.24)
 Single/separated/divorced/widowed60 (3.76)
Maternal education1584
 High school or less132 (8.33)
 Some college, university or trade1202 (75.89)
 Postgraduate studies250 (15.78)
Total household income (before taxes and deductions)1303
 >$60 000199 (15.27)
 $60 000–$79 999210 (16.12)
 $80 000 or more894 (68.61)
Born in Canada1585
 Yes1276 (80.50)
 No309 (19.50)
Ethnicity1584
 White/Caucasian1301 (82.13)
 Other283 (17.87)
Maternal age, mean (SD)156733.91 (4.42)
Depression (CES-D)1596
 No (CES-D<16)1396 (87.47)
 Yes (CES-D≥16)200 (12.53)
Anxiety (SAI)1576
 No (SAI<40)1334 (84.64)
 Yes (SAI≥40)242 (15.36)
  • Data reported from most recent time point available.

  • CES-D, the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale; SAI, the Spielberger State Anxiety Inventory.