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Table 5 Demographics for All Three Centers

From: The basic research factors questionnaire for studying early childhood caries

Centers Sample size Caregiver relation to the child (%)   Caregiver education (%) Caregiver Poverty Status (%) Caregiver race/ethnicity
UCD (Study I + Study II) 1603 Mother 84.0 <HS 24.9 Below FPL 78.6 American Indian (several different tribal affiliations)
Father 10.4 HS or GED 32.5 Above FPL 21.4
Other 5.5 >HS 32.5   
College grad+ 10.1 Missing 0
BU study 1036 Mother 94.7 <HS 22.3 Below FPL 88.9 White Hispanic, White Non-Hispanic, Black Hispanic, and Black Non-Hispanic
Father 1.6 HS/GED 26.5 Above FPL 11.1
Other 3.7 >HS 22.3   
College grad + 28.9 Missing 7.0
UCSF study 597 Mother 88.1 <HS 37.8 Below FPL 74.8 Mostly White Hispanic, but also Asian, White Non-Hispanic, Black Hispanic, and Black Non-Hispanic
Father 5.9 HS/GED 35.3 Above FPL 25.2
Grandmother 3.9 >HS 17.2   
Other 2.1 College grad + 9.6 Missing 25.0