TABLE 2

Comparability of the COPE-Intervention and Comparison Groups Conditions

MotherFather
COPEComparisonPCOPEComparisonP
Characteristics
Age, mean (SD), ya27.88 (6.84)27.87 (6.25).9930.76 (7.7)30.62 (6.60).91
Race, n (%).38.08
    White, not Hispanic96 (70.1)70 (64.2)57 (76.9)51 (72.9)
    Black, not Hispanic31 (22.6)26 (22.9)13 (17.3)10 (14.3)
    Other10 (7.3)14 (12.8)0 (0)1 (1.4)
    Not reported0 (0)0 (0)2 (2.7)1 (1.4)
Education level, n (%).34.08
    High school or greater114 (83.2)96 (88.1)62 (82.7)64 (91.4)
    Less than 12 y22 (16.1)13 (11.9)11 (14.7)5 (7.1)
    Not reported1 (.7)0 (0)2 (2.7)1 (1.4)
Marital status, n (%).09.21
    Married64 (46.4)61 (56.0)42 (56.0)49 (56.7)
    Never married61 (44.5)44 (42.2)21 (28.0)17 (24.3)
    Other9 (6.6)2 (1.8)1 (1.3)0 (0)
    Not reported3 (2.2)0 (0)2 (2.7)3 (4.3)
On public assistance, n (%).63.84
    Yes48 (34.8)35 (32.1)3 (4.0)3 (4.3)
    No89 (64.5)74 (67.9)69 (92.0)65 (92.9)
    Not reported1 (.7)0 (0)3 (4.0)2 (2.9)
Yearly income for infant's household, n (%).49
    Less than $20 00144 (31.9)36 (33.0)
    $20 001–$40 00032 (23.2)20 (18.3)
    Greater than $40 00053 (38.4)50 (45.9)
    Not reported9 (6.5)3 (2.8)
  • a Analysis for age was conducted with a t test. Means (SDs) are provided. All other findings were based on χ2 analyses, with n (%) provided.