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Table 5 Townsend scores in responders or non-responders to specific questions

From: Parental compliance - an emerging problem in Liverpool community child health surveys 1991-2006

Question 1991   1993   1998   2006  
  R NR R NR R NR R NR
Sex 5.49 7.50 5.47 5.63 5.23 4.70 5.26 NA
Age 5.50 5.85 5.48 5.68 5.23 5.27 5.26 6.33
Birthweight 5.51 5.29 5.47 5.73 5.25 4.90 5.28 5.18
Child considered healthy 5.50 5.62 5.47 5.58 5.22 5.26 5.28 4.91
Child breast fed 5.50 5.35 5.47 6.09 5.25 4.77 5.29 5.18
Mother employed 5.47 5.82 5.47 5.66 5.20 5.60 5.26 5.45
Father employed 5.42 5.80 5.40 5.83 5.12 5.57 5.38 5.74
Child asthmatic 5.50 5.24 5.28 5.25 5.22 4.70 5.22 6.14
Mother asthmatic 5.64 5.73 5.67 5.78 5.23 5.38 5.27 5.09
Father asthmatic 5.65 5.82 5.56 5.75 5.23 5.70 5.16 5.26
Household smoking 5.51 5.15 5.48 5.08 5.23 5.25 5.25 5.36
Dampness at home 5.58 5.43 5.51 5.29 5.36 5.28 5.28 5.24
Wheeze question 5.83 5.75 5.47 5.66 5.22 5.35 5.26 5.20
Excess cough 5.51 4.85 5.47 5.56 5.22 5.54 5.26 5.20
C+W+B+ 6.35 6.42 6.04 6.09 5.23 5.07 5.54 5.21
  1. R: responders.
  2. NR: non-responders
  3. CWB: Symptom triad of cough, wheeze and breathlessness.
  4. NA: Not applicable.