Table 2

Socio-demographic characteristics of children in the onset and no CDC groups

Characteristics at age 6/7CDC onset: number (%)
n=233
No CDC: number (%)
n=2966
X² and p value
Mean age in months82.3581.98F=3.40
p=0.065
% male128 (54.9%)1450 (48.9%)3.18
p=0.075
Indigenous status13 (5.6%)94 (3.2%)3.88
p=0.049
Lone parent55 (23.6%)416 (14%)15.79
p<0.001
Mother had CDC24 (10.3%)105 (3.5%)25.51
p<0.001
Household income quintileX² for linear trend 28.64
p<0.001
 Q1 (richest)32 (13.7%)626 (21.1%)
 Q237 (15.9%)637 (21.5%)
 Q342 (18%)584 (19.7%)
 Q443 (18.5%)597 (20.1%)
 Q5 (poorest)79 (33.9%)522 (17.6%)
  • CDCs, chronic disabling conditions.