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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the children that participated in the test-retest reliability and construct validity study.

From: Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project

  Belgium Greece Hungary Netherlands Norway Spain
TEST-RETEST RELIABILITY STUDY*       
No. in reliability study 118 155 132 137 102 86
Age, years (mean (sd)) 11.4 (.6) 11.6 (.6) 12.5 (.6) 11.8 (.7) 11.4 (.6) 11.3 (.5)
Male gender (%) 44 52 50 53 42 44
Native language at home       
   Native 116 151 128 130 92 76
   Non-native 2 4 1 7 10 9
Family status       
   Traditional (mother and father) 99 125 88 104 85 71
   Non-traditional 19 28 44 33 15 14
CONSTRUCT VALIDITY STUDY**       
No. in validity study 15 16 15 20 15 15
Age, years (mean (sd)) 11.4 (.6) 11.5 (.6) 12.0 (.6) 11.7 (.7) 11.6 (.8) 11.6 (.8)
Male gender (%) 33 69 40 50 53 47
Native language at home       
   Native 13 16 15 20 13 15
   Non-native 1 0 0 0 2 0
Family status       
   Traditional (mother and father) 12 14 11 13 10 13
   Non-traditional 3 2 4 7 5 2
  1. * Missing data test-retest reliability study: native language at home: n = 4 (Hungary: n = 3; Spain: n = 1); family status n = 3 (Norway: n = 2; Spain: n = 1)
  2. ** Missing data construct validity study: native language at home: n = 1 (Belgium: n = 1)