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Table 1 Parentssocio-demographic characteristics

From: Intellectual function evaluation of first generation immigrant children with sickle cell disease: the role of language and sociodemographic factors

Variable  
Mean years living in Italy 9.65 years (range 2–20) SD 4.56
Country of origin (N, %)
English-speaking African countries (Nigeria, Ghana) 47 69%   
French-speaking African countries (Senegal, Togo Guinea, Camerun, Congo, Burkinafaso) 14 22%   
Others (Portorico, Brazil, Albania) 6 7.5%   
Italy 1 1.5%   
Parental employment (N, %) father    mother
Worker in a factory 45 66.2%    17 25.0%
Office worker 8 11.8%    20 29.4%
Job professional 2 2 .9%    0  
Housewife 0      21 30.9%
Not employed 6 8.8%    6 8.8%
Not specified 7 10.3%    4 5.9%