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Table 1 Characteristics of the samples

From: The application of a social cognition model in explaining fruit intake in Austrian, Norwegian and Spanish schoolchildren using structural equation modelling

   Country  
  Austria Norway Spain
Sample size 991 1142 1297
No (%) of boys 500 (50.5) 568 (49.7) 694 (53.5)
Mean age (SD) 11.4 (.41) 11.3 (.29) 11.4 (.42)
Age range 10.8–12.8 10.8–12.3 10.8–12.8
Number of classes/schools* 73 classes/23 schools 73 classes/52 schools 64 classes/37 schools
Response rate* 95.3% 89.5% 94.7%
  1. *Note: Number of classes/schools, and response rate is based on the original Pro Children samples. For this study, children born in 1990, 1993 and 1994 were excluded from the samples.