Table 2

Responses to family functioning individual items and overall, Central Australian participants

In my family…Not at all
% (n)
A little bit % (n)A fair bit
% (n)
A lot
% (n)
Unsure
% (n)
Missing
% (n)
We get on together and cope in the hard times6.7% (43)11.7% (75)22.7% (145)52.4% (335)1.4% (9)5.0% (32)
We celebrate special days/events6.9% (44)12.4% (79)18.8% (120)55.4% (354)1.6% (10)5.0% (32)
We talk with each other about the things that matter3.8% (24)8.8% (56)21.0% (134)60.4% (386)0.9% (6)5.2% (33)
We are always there for each other2.3% (15)7.5% (48)12.1% (77)72.1% (461)0.8% (5)5.2% (33)
We manage money well10.5% (67)23.6% (151)23.2% (148)33.6% (215)3.6% (23)5.5% (35)
We have common interests8.0% (51)5.2% (33)26.1% (167)39.3% (251)4.1% (26)6.3% (40)
People are accepted for who they are3.6% (23)9.5% (61)16.9% (108)62.0% (396)2.7% (17)5.3% (34)
We have good support from mob3.0% (19)11.4% (73)15.5% (99)62.6% (400)2.5% (16)5.0% (32)
We have family knowledge and traditions that we pass on to our children4.4% (28)8.0% (51)13.8% (88)65.4% (418)3.1% (20)5.3% (34)
Categories of family functioning measuresn%
Low8513.3
Moderate10816.9
High16726.1
Very high20331.8
Missing7611.9
Total639100.0