TABLE 1.

Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Clinical Characteristics of the Family and the Child

Characteristicn%
Relationship to child
    Biological parent11693.5
    Foster parent43.2
    Adoptive parent32.4
    Guardians10.8
Marital status
    Married8061.5
    Common law96.9
    Single118.5
    Separated1310.0
    Divorced1713.1
Education
    Some high school1511.5
    High school diploma2216.9
    Some postsecondary2116.2
    Diploma from trade school or college or some university education4836.9
    University degree2418.5
Household income, n (%)
    <$20 0002318.7
    $20 000–$40 0003226.0
    $40 000–$60 0002721.9
    $60 000–$80 000129.8
    >$80 0002923.6
Gender
    Male10680.9
    Female2519.1
Child age
    6–73123.7
    8–93627.5
    10–112418.3
    12–132116.0
    14–151410.7
    16–1753.8
Type of ADHD
    Combined8867.2
    Inattentive3526.7
    Not otherwise specified86.1
Type of comorbid psychiatric diagnosis
    LD5138.9
    ODD/CD4534.4
    Other2720.6
Psychosocial stressors4836.6