Table 1

Baseline Sociodemographic Characteristics of Study Participants (n = 215)

N

%


Age, mean (SD)

7.4 (0.4)

Range: 6.5-8.1

Age of birth mother, mean (SD)

40.0 (5.8)

Range: 22.0-54.0

Height in cm, mean (SD)

125.0 (6.2)

Range 114.0-144.5

Weight in kg, mean (SD)

27.2 (6.8)

Range 16.8-57.3

Body mass index (BMI), mean (SD)

17.3 (3.0)

Range 12.2, 29.0

Household size, mean (SD)

4.1 (1.0)

Range 2.0-8.0

Total energy intake, kcals, mean (SD)

1572.9 (316.8)

Range 810.4 - 2760.3

Physical activity, MET hours/week, mean (SD)

11.9 (14.3)

Range 0 - 80.0

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White

87

40.5

African-American

41

19.1

Asian

10

4.7

Hispanic/Latina

50

23.3

Other or Multiple

27

12.6

Overweight status (BMI-for-age ≥85th percentile)

Not overweight

151

70.2

Overweight or obese

64

29.8

Household income

< $25,000

11

5.1

$25,000 - $49,999

34

15.8

$50,000 - $74,999

33

15.3

$75,000 - $99,999

43

20.0

≥ $100,000

91

42.3

Missing

3

1.4


MET, metabolic equivalent

Leung et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:52   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-52

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