Table 1

Baseline characteristics of families

CharacteristicControlFLNP
Number of parents143143
Number of children145150
Negative parenting: mean (SD)11.07 (10.20)10.61 (11.36)
Supportive parenting: mean (SD)26.00 (2.64)25.88 (2.92)
Parent gender: n (%) of females139 (99.3)136 (95.1)
Number of parents with partner: n (%)49 (34.3)46 (32.4)
Parent working: n (%) working112 (78.3)112 (78.9)
Parent's ethnicity: n (%)
 White British103 (72.0)100 (69.9)
 White other21 (14.7)22 (15.4)
 Black African4 (2.8)0
 Black Caribbean01 (0.7)
 Asian Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi9 (6.3)6 (4.2)
 Asian Chinese02 (1.4)
 Other6 (4.2)12 (8.4)
Parent's education: n (%)
 NVQ26 (18.4)28 (20.1)
 GCSE/O levels46 (32.6)39 (28.1)
 A levels16 (11.3)15 (10.8)
 Degree17 (12.1)15 (10.8)
 Higher degree4 (2.8)3 (2.2)
 None24 (17.0)24 (17.3)
 Other8 (5.7)15 (10.8)
  • FLNP, Family Links Nurturing Programme.