Table 4

Correlations between caregiver characteristics and coping strategies

Relationship to childEducational levelEmployment statusChild genderCurrent Health
Problems
Child orderNumber of siblings
Self-distraction−0.273**
0.006
0.216*
0.042
0.297**
0.003
Substance use0.255*
0.011
Use of emotional support0.201*
0.047
Use of instrumental support−0.268**
0.007
0.211*−0.226*
0.023
Venting−0.213*
0.034
−0.203*
0.042
Self-blame−0.236*
0.018
−0.217*
0.031
  • Notes: *p<0.05, **p<0.01.