TABLE 3

Sample Descriptive Statistics (N = 1507)

VariableMean (SD) or %
Military characteristic
    Service
        Army57.1
        Navy16.8
        Air Force19.8
        Marines5.5
        Coast Guard0.9
    Component
        Active62.9
        Reserve22.3
        National Guard14.8
    Pay grade
        E1–E4 (lower enlisted)6
        E5–E6 (midgrade enlisted)36.3
        E7–E9 (senior enlisted)30.2
        Officer27.5
Child and caregiver characteristics
    Child age12.8 (1.5)
    Child gender, % female46.6
    Child race/ethnicity
        Asian/Pacific Islander1.3
        Black/African American11.2
        Hispanic/Latino5.3
        White/Caucasian72.4
        Other/multiracial9.7
    Caregiver age38.4 (6.0)
    Caregiver gender, % female94.5
    Housing
        Living in military housing23.2
        Owning home64.6
        Renting home12.2
    Caregiver employed (outside home)58
    Operation Purple camp acceptance, % accepted85.1
    Caregiver mental health status (scale 0–20, higher indicates worse)5.4 (3.4)
    Caregiver education, % with some college or more85.6
Deployment experience
    Current deployment, % yes38.3
    No. of deployments in last 3 y
        05.2
        138.6
        229.1
        ≥327.1
    Months deployed in the last 3 y10.9 (8.9)