TABLE 2

Demographic Characteristics of Participants (N = 132)

Mothers’ age at time 1, y
    Range20–44
    Mean (SD)31.4 (4.5)
No. of children per household
    Range1–5
    Mean (SD)1.5 (0.7)
Child’s gender, %
    Boys47
    Girls53
Mother’s education, %
    High school or less4
    Some college17
    4-y college degree59
    Graduate/professional degree20
Family annual income, %
    Below $15 0001
    $15 000–$30 0008
    $30 000–$60 00042
    Above $60 00049
Mothers’ marital status, %
    Single/divorced2
    Married/living with partner98
Mother’s race, %
    White85
    Mexican American10
    Asian American4