Table 1

Variable means or proportion of distribution by family attendance of residential school

Mean or proportion by family attendance of RS
VariablePresence of family attendance of RSAbsence of family attendance of RSP<0.001
Unless specified
Self-perceived health
 Poor6.535.37
 Fair14.5513.38
 Good29.6327.99
 Very good29.5431.42
 Excellent19.7621.85
Self-perceived mental health
 Poor2.551.86
 Fair10.138.12
 Good28.1423.11
 Very good30.5234.35
 Excellent28.6532.56
K106.5835.344
Suicidal ideation0.0610.038
Suicide attempt0.0170.005
Age
 Younger (18–34)0.4840.335
 Middle (35–64)0.4420.475
 Older (65+)0.0740.191
Sex
Indigenous identity
 First Nations0.6270.395
 Métis0.3240.586
 Inuit0.0570.026
Urban0.4620.419
Marital status0.4580.545
Educational attainment0.7650.798<0.01
Low-income cut-off (after tax)0.2030.135
Employment status0.6290.636
Number of minors in the household1.0430.658
Home repair status0.1230.098
Food security0.1230.068
Alcohol use0.5750.609<0.05
Tobacco use0.3380.261
  • RS, residential school.