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Table 4 Unweighted Sample Demographics of Efficacy Study Participants Who Completed All Five Survey Waves

From: Impact of a parent-child sexual communication campaign: results from a controlled efficacy trial of parents

TOTAL (N= 985) Mothers (N= 548) Fathers (N= 437)
Baseline Demographic Variable Control ( N = 184) Normal Treatment ( N = 175) Booster Treatment ( N = 189) Control ( N = 197) Treatment ( N = 240)
Average parent age 43 42.8 41.6 44.9 44.7
Average child age 12.2 12.2 12.0 12.2 12.3
Parent education      
Less than high school 1.1% 1.7% 1.6% 3.1% 1.7%
High school graduate 14.7% 13.7% 10.1% 15.2% 13.3%
Some college 36.4% 40.6% 42.3% 30.0% 34.2%
Bachelors degree+ 47.8% 44.0% 46.0% 51.8% 50.8%
Race/ethnicity      
White 86.4% 84.6% 85.7% 88.3% 90.0%
African American 7.1% 9.7% 7.9% 1.0% 3.8%
Hispanic 3.3% 4.0% 3.7% 3.1% 2.9%
Other 3.3% 1.7% 2.7% 7.6% 3.3%
Child gender      
Male 47.3% 49.1% 50.8% 60.9% 54.2%
Female 52.7% 50.9% 49.2% 39.1% 45.8%
Employment status      
Full-time 50.3% 44.8% 50.8% 85.6% 88.3%
Part-time 24.0% 24.4% 25.7% 3.1% 2.9%
Not employed 25.7% 30.8% 23.5% 11.3% 8.8%
  1. Note: Five survey waves = baseline and 4 weeks, 6 months, 12 months, and 18 months post-baseline. Normal treatment = Exposed to core PSUNC messages; Booster treatment = Exposed to core plus additional PSUNC messages.