Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample

Characteristic%
Maternal level of education
    O levels51.4
    Vocational qualification9.2
    A levels24.7
    Bachelor degree14.7
Maternal partnering status
    Partner96.3
    Single3.7
Child gender
    Male51.5
    Female48.5
Child ethnicity
    White96.7
    Black0.2
    Asian0.2
    Mixed race2.7
    Other ethnicity0.1