Table 2.

Characteristics of Children's Mothers

Our Study*
(n = 105)
Dennison et al2
(n = 94)
Age (mean, y)32.229.9
Employed (%)5051
Education
 High school (%)2242
 Some college (%)4131
 College degree (%)3728
  • * Data from interview 1 only.

  • Mothers in our study had more education (P = .001) than those in the Dennison et al2 study as tested by χ2 analyses.