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Table 2 Participant characteristics for Studies I and II

From: Validation of a maternal questionnaire on correlates of physical activity in preschool children

Variable1 Study I (n = 24) Study II (n = 398)
Mother's age in years (Mean ± SD) 34.6 ± 4.0 35.0 ± 3.6
Mother's BMI (Median & IQR) 25.1 (22.3 to 29.1) 25.3 (22.5 to 29.4)
Child's BMI (Mean ± SD) 16.0 ± 1.1 16.2 ± 1.8
Gender of 4-year-old (% boys) 70.8 49.8
House-ownership (% own/buying house) 95.8 88.6
Age mother finished full-time education (Median & IQR) 19 (16 to 22) 18 (16 to 21)
Father lives in household (% yes) 100.0 90.7
Ethnicity (% white) 95.8 96.5
  1. 1. SD = standard deviation; BMI = body mass index; IQR = inter-quartile range.