Table 1

Characteristics of the children of the Schoolgruiten Project and the Pro Children Study at baseline

Characteristics

Schoolgruiten Project

Pro Children Study

N

Mean (SD) or %

N

Mean (SD) or %


Age of the children, years

344

10.0 (0.6)

255

10.7 (0.5)

Gender

Boys

147

42.7

104

40.3

Girls

197

57.3

154

59.7

Ethnicity

Native Dutch children

133

38.7

112

48.9

Children of Western ethnicity

18

5.2

16

7.0

Children of non-Western ethnicity

193

56.1

101

44.1

Educational level of the parents

Low

108

35.9

94

43.5

Moderate

108

35.9

60

27.8

High

85

28.2

62

28.7


Tak et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:21   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-21

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