TABLE 1

Sample Characteristics

Characteristicn (%)
Mothers
 Race or ethnicity
  African American8 (36)
  Hispanic14 (64)
 Age range, y
  18–246 (27)
  25–3414 (64)
  35–442 (9)
 Educational attainment
  Less than high school13 (59)
  High school graduate7 (32)
  Some college2 (9)
 Child publicly insured
  No1 (5)
 Child ever enrolled in EI
  No13 (59)
Country of origin
 African American
   United States8 (36)
 Hispanic
   Mexico11 (79)
   Central America3 (21)
 Length of time in United States (Hispanic mothers), y
  0–43 (21)
  5–94 (29)
  10+7 (50)
Children
 Sex
  Girl6 (27)
  Boy16 (73)
 Age range, mo
  8–113 (14)
  12–237 (32)
  24–3512 (54)
 Developmental area(s) of concern
  Expressive communication13 (59)
  Motor5 (23)
  Expressive communication + behavior2 (9)
  Behavior1 (5)
  Multiple1 (5)
  • N = 22.