Table 1

Sociodemographic and body weight characteristics of the sample (in percent)

Age groups (years old)

Total


2–5

6–11

12–18

Sample


Sample Size (N)

2,284

2,998

5,797

11,079


Boys

50

51

51

51


Ethnic Group


Non-Hispanic White

60

60

62

61


Non-Hispanic Black

13

15

14

14


Mexican American

14

13

11

12


Other Hispanic

6

7

7

7


Other race and multicultural

7

6

7

6


Body Weight


Healthy weight

86

66

64

69


Overweight

11

21

21

19


Obese

6

13

15

13


Eng et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:27   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-27

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