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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for demographic variables and fruit and vegetable intake at baseline, first and second follow-up for the control and intervention group separately

From: Mothers' involvement in a school-based fruit and vegetable promotion intervention is associated with increased fruit and vegetable intakes – The Pro Children study

  Norway Spain Netherlands
  Intervention group Control group Intervention group Control group Intervention group Control group
  ← N (%) →
Immigrant status (born outside research country) 9 (6.8%) 15 (8.8%) 7 (4.4%) 7 (8.0%) 21 (18.4%) 20 (25.3%)
Lives with her partner 108 (81.8%) 141 (82.0%) 149 (87.1%) 80 (87.9%) 95 (83.3%) 65 (82.3%)
Lives with the child participating in the study       
   No 0 0 1 (0.6%) 0 0 0
   Yes all the time 129 (97.7%) 167 (97.7%) 167 (97.1%) 89 (98.9%) 111 (96.5%) 75 (96.2%)
   Yes part of the time 3 (2.3%) 4 (2.3%) 4 (2.3%) 1 (1.1%) 4 (3.5%) 3 (3.8%)
Educational level       
   < 7 years 1 (0.8%) 3 (1.8%) 20 (12.0%) 9 (10.6%) 7 (6.1%) 5 (6.6%)
   7–9 years 19 (14.4%) 26 (15.3%) 61 (36.5%) 40 (47.1%) 15 (13.2%) 1 (1.3%)
   10–12 years 63 (47.7%) 71 (41.8%) 38 (22.8%) 15 (17.6%) 28 (24.6%) 14 (18.4%)
   > 12 years 49 (37.1%) 70 (41.2%) 48 (28.7%) 21 (17.6%) 64 (56.1%) 56 (73.7%)
Has a paid job 108 (83.1%) 144 (87.3%) 88 (52.1%) 53 (60.9%) 75 (69.4%) 48 (64.0%)
Gender of the child (boys) 67 (39.6%) 54 (41.9%) 43 (47.8%) 72 (42.6%) 39 (49.4) 42 (36.8)
Intake at baseline ← mean (SD) →
Total Fruit and vegetable intake (gram/day) 289 (197) 306 (200) 234 (179) 238 (162) 301 (197) 320 (202)
Total Fruit intake (gram/day) 181 (150) 177 (149) 166 (151) 172 (139) 170 (130) 191 (129)
Total Vegetable intake (gram/day) 107 (106) 128 (125) 69 (62) 66 (66) 131 (111) 129 (119)
  1. Only mothers that had valid data at baseline and at first follow-up are included in this table