Table 1

Participant demographics

All participants (n=186)
Age of children and young people (<18 years) at the hospital in years, mean (SD)9 (4)
 Age of parents, mean (SD)39 (8)
 IMD decile, median (IQR)5 (3–9)
Gender, % (n)
 Female62 (116/186)
 Male38 (70/186)
Primary recipient of the intervention, % (n/n total)
 Patient75 (139/186)
 Parent/carer19 (36/186)
 Sibling10 (18/186)
Ethnicity, % (n/n total)
 White62 (116/186)
 Asian11 (21/186)
 Black10 (19/186)
 Any mixed background7 (13/186)
 Any other ethnicity4 (8/186)
 Not stated/prefer not to say5 (9/186)
Parent relationship to child, % (n/n total)
 Mother90 (167/186)
 Father10 (19/186)
Parent marital status, % (n/n total)
 Married60 (62/104)
 Single16 (17/104)
 Divorced/separated12 (12/104)
 Living with partner9 (9/104)
 Widowed1 (1/104)
 Not stated/prefer not to say3 (3/104)
Parent employment status, % (n/n total)
 Employed (full time)30 (31/104)
 Employed (part time)24 (25/104)
 Other18 (19/104)
 Out of work11 (11/104)
 Self-employed8 (8/104)
 Unable to work6 (6/104)
 Retired1 (1/104)
 Not stated/prefer not to say3 (3/104)
Parent disability, % (n/n total)
 Yes11 (11/104)
 No89 (93/104)
Presenting problems, % (n/n total)
 Anxiety45 (84/186)
 Challenging behaviour38 (70/186)
 Low mood28 (52/186)
 Other14 (26/186)
Known pre-existing neurodevelopmental diagnosis, % (n/n total)
 Autism Spectrum Disorder15 (27/186)
 Intellectual disability21 (39/186)
 None62 (115/186)
 Not stated/prefer not to say4 (7/186)
Patient type, % (n/n total)
 Outpatient96 (100/104)
 Inpatient4 (4/104)
Need for translator, % (n/n total)
 Yes4 (8/186)
 No96 (178/186)
County of origin, % (n/n total)
 <50 miles of London81 (151/186)
 >50 miles of London15 (27/186)
 Not stated/prefer not to say4 (8/186)
History of mental health input, % (n/n total)
 Yes46 (86/186)
 No53 (98/186)
 Not stated/prefer not to say1 (2/186)
History of risk present, % (n/n total)
 Yes18 (34/186)
 No81 (151/186)
 Not stated/prefer not to say1 (1/186)
Primary intervention allocated to, % (n/n total)
 MATCH32 (59/186)
 Referral45 (84/186)
 Neurodevelopmental assessment3 (6/186)
 Signposting to resources only19 (35/186)
 Other1 (2/186)
Self-reported change in physical health (6 months post), % (n/n total)
 Improved10 (10/104)
 No change40 (42/104)
 Deteriorated6 (6/104)
 Not stated44 (46/104)
  • Core participant demographics along with the mean and SD, median and IQR, number (n) and percent (%) of cases (where relevant) for all data. IMD decile=Index of multiple deprivation decile. NB: where total sample size is 104, this means data was only collected in the second year of the trial (post-pilot phase).