Table 2: Prevalence estimates of financial stressor and adverse family and life event variables.

%

Financial stressors
Could not pay gas, electricity, or telephone bills
Yes9421.5
No34378.1
Could not pay the mortgage or rent payments
Yes388.6
No39990.9
Could not pay for school requirements or extras
Yes7316.6
No36482.8
Adult in the household lost job
Yes378.4
No40291.5

Adverse family & life events
Self-rated health good
Yes30369.0
No13530.8
Child difficulties
No23252.9
Yes20747.1
Persistent conflict within family
Yes6715.4
No37284.6
Parents separated or divorced
Yes214.9
No41794.9
Chronic physical health problem or disability, family member(s)
Yes14533.0
No29366.7
Mental health problem, behavioural or emotional difficulties, family member(s)
Yes14232.4
No29567.2
Alcohol/drug use caused problems in family
Yes266.0
No41193.7
Close family member died
Yes9521.6
No34478.4
Other event(s) caused distress/worry
Yes14933.9
No28865.7