Table 3

Spearman’s correlations with child demographic variables

AgeSexISSSES
Injury talk0.140.03−0.090.07
Direct injury talk0.10−0.11−0.12−0.01
Indirect injury talk0.090.08−0.070.11
Overall injury talk tone0.020.000.080.08
Mother injury talk tone−0.18−0.04−0.190.12
Father injury talk tone−0.210.010.280.24
  • N ranged from 29 to 71.

  • Sex: male=0, female=1. (Direct/indirect) injury talk is depicted as a percentage of wake time.

  • *p<0.05.

  • ISS, Injury Severity Score; SES, socioeconomic status, measured by the Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage.