TABLE 1

Children’s Early Family Adversity Characteristics, Comparing Those With and Without Available Data on Chronic Disabling Fatigue at Age 13

Children With Data on Chronic Disabling Fatigue (n = 5657a), n (%)Children Without Data on Chronic Disabling Fatigue (n = 4344a), n (%)Pb
Boy2860 (51)2305 (53).01
Early parenthood212 (4)380 (9)<.001
Housing inadequacy205 (4)349 (8)<.001
Basic living conditions114 (2)163 (4)<.001
Housing defects618 (11)500 (12).36
Low educational attainment543 (10)759 (17)<.001
Financial difficulties419 (7)472 (11)<.001
Lack of partner affection591 (10)642 (15)<.001
Partner cruelty228 (4)260 (6)<.001
Psychopathology of mother1257 (22)1239 (29)<.001
Substance abuse283 (5)239 (6).27
Crime trouble with police96 (2)144 (3)<.001
No support from partner503 (9)586 (13)<.001
No emotional support from social network237 (4)257 (6)<.001
No practical support from social network290 (5)371 (9)<.001
  • a Number of children alive at 1 year and with complete information on family adversity in early life.

  • b P value reported from a χ2 test.