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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Development and validation of the Australian Aboriginal racial identity and self-esteem survey for 8–12 year old children (IRISE_C)

Gender
  Frequency Percent Male Female
Age 6 1 .4 0 1
7 8 3.5 4 4
8 35 15.3 13 22
9 47 20.5 22 24
10 45 19.7 24 19
11 46 20.1 25 20
12 38 16.6 19 19
13 7 3.1 4 3
Missing 2 .9   
School grade 3 41 17.9   
4 49 21.4   
5 44 19.2   
6 52 22.7   
7 37 16.2   
Missing 6 2.6   
Major Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Group Noongar 110 48.0   
Wongi 28 12.2   
Yamatji 16 7.0   
Koori 4 1.7   
Gooniyanati 1 .4   
Yeroo 2 .9   
Pulku 2 .9   
Torres Strait Islander 1 .4   
Missing 65 28.4   
Non-Aboriginal Heritage Yes 83 36.2   
No 91 39.7   
Don’t know 24 10.4   
Sometimes 1 .4   
Missing 30 13.1