Table 1

Participant characteristics stratified by child’s sex
Boys (n = 256) Girls (n = 283)
SD 95%CI SD 95%CI
% of sample 48.7 3.2 (42.5, 54.9) 51.3 3.2 (45.1, 57.5)
Child’s age (mean) 12.3 0.4 (11.6, 13.0) 11.4 0.5 (10.5, 12.3)
5 – 9 y (%) 27.0 3.5 (20.2, 35.1) 37.9 4.8 (28.4, 48.5)
10 – 14 y (%) 39.9 4.2 (31.6, 48.8) 38.3 4.4 (29.6, 47.8)
15 – 19 y (%) 33.1 4.3 (24.7, 42.6) 23.8 3.7 (16.5, 33.1)
Mother’s age (mean) 41.4 10.6 (40.1, 42.7) 40.1 11.2 (38.8, 41.4)
Father’s age (mean) 43.4 10.6 (42.1, 44.7) 42.6 13.7 (41.0, 44.2)
Parent’s participation
mother only % 33.7 4.9 (24.1, 43.2) 39.3 5.6 (28.4, 50.3)
father only % 15.4 3.9 (7.8, 22.9) 19.8 4.7 (10.6, 28.9)
both parents % 51.0 5.3 (40.7, 61.2) 40.9 6.0 (29.1, 52.7)
Child’s steps/day (mean) 12,037 6,449 (11,247, 12,828) 10,587 4,987 (10,006, 11,168)
5 – 9 y 13,318 10,694 (12,008, 14,627) 11,390 7,562 (10,509, 12,272)
10 – 14 y 12,627 7,902 (11,659, 13,595) 10,781 7,107 (9,953, 11,609)
15 – 19 y 10,279 13,029 (8,683, 11,874) 8,999 11,029 (7,714, 10,284)
Mother’s steps/day (mean) by child’s age 8,411 6,441 (7,622, 9,200) 8,215 6,763 (7,427, 9,002)
5 – 9 y 8,732 8,686 (7,668, 9,796) 8,883 9,621 (7,762, 10,003)
10 – 14 y 8,248 8,065 (7,260, 9,237) 7,980 9,647 (6,856, 9,103)
15 – 19 y 8,351 12,678 (6,798, 9,904) 7,456 14,394 (5,779, 9,134)
Father’s steps/day (mean) by child’s age 9,090 7,478 (8,174, 10,006) 8,759 8,660 (7,750, 9,768)
5 – 9 y 8,313 7,951 (7,339, 9,288) 8,644 8,617 (7,640, 9,647)
10 – 14 y 9,594 11,094 (8,235, 10,953) 9,339 14,488 (7,651, 11,027)
15 – 19 y 9,183 15,273 (7,312, 11,054) 8,221 12,857 (6,723, 9,718)
Weight status
healthy weight % 72.6 5.1 (62.6, 80.7) 73.5 5.7 (62.4, 82.2)
overweight% 19.7 3.4 (13.1, 28.5) 17.3 3.3 (10.9, 26.4)
obese % 7.7 1.9 (3.9, 14.7) 9.2 2.3 (4.6, 17.6)
Television watching after school (mean minutes) 42.8 62.9 (35.1, 50.5) 36.1 130.5 (20.9. 43.3)

Craig et al.

Craig et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:8   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-8

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