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Table 1 Subject characteristics for the validity and reliability samples

From: Validity and reliability of a home environment inventory for physical activity and media equipment

  Validity Sample Reliability Sample
Variable N = 31 N = 24
Age, mean ± SD 38 ± 7.2 37 ± 6.6
Race/Ethnicity, n (%)   
   Caucasian 16 (52%) 12 (50%)
   African American 6 (19%) 6 (25%)
   Mexican-American, Puerto Rican, Latin American 2 (6%) 1 (4.2%)
   Native American 2 (6%) 1 (4.2%)
   Asian American 2 (6%) 1 (4.2%)
   Other/Unknown 3 (10%) 3 (13%)
Highest Education, n (%)   
   Did not graduate high school 2 (6%) 1 (4%)
   High school/Trade school/Some college 7 (22%) 5 (21%)
   > College graduate 20 (65%) 14 (58%)
   Not answered 2 (6%) 4 (17%)
Number of people in home, mean (SD) 3.9 (0.9) 3.8 (1.1%)
Number of adults in home (≥ 18 yrs), n (%)   
   1 Adult 10 (32%) 10 (42%)
   2 Adults 20 (65%) 13 (54%)
   3 or More Adults 1 (3%) 1 (4%)
Number of minors in home (< 18 yrs), n (%)   
   1 Child 5 (16%) 4 (17)
   2 Children 17 (55%) 13 (54)
   3 Children 6 (19%) 5 (21)
   4 Children 3 (10%) 2 (8)
Type of home, n (%)   
   Apartment 2 (6%) 2 (8%)
   Multi-family house 5 (16%) 5 (21%)
   Single-family house 23 (74%) 15 (63%)
   Not answered 1 (3%) 2 (8%)