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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (N = 7811)

From: Parents and friends both matter: simultaneous and interactive influences of parents and friends on European schoolchildren’s energy balance-related behaviours – the ENERGY cross-sectional study

Age (years) Sex (boys) Parental education (at least one parent > 14 years) (n = 5707) Soft drink intake (ml/day) Soft drink consumption (>200 ml/day) TV viewing (min/week) Breakfast consumption (daily) Sport participation (min/week)
Mean (SD)a N (%) N (%) Medianb(IQR)c N (%) Mean (SD)a N (%) Mean (SD)a
11.6 (0.7) 3747 (48) 3703 (64.9) 118.6 (35.7-462.9) 3329 (42.6) 767 (424) 5121 (65.6) 228.3 (166.3)
  1. Country specific values are previously reported [38]; aSD = standard deviation; bMedian is reported due to skewed distribution of the variable; cIQR – Interquartile range (p25 – 75th percentile).