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Table 3 Level of consideration of socioeconomic status (SES) and ethnicity in primary studies

From: Overweight and obese adolescents: what turns them off physical activity?

Study Country of study SES Ethnicity
1. Lee 2009 Taiwan 0 1*
2. Thomas & Irwin 2009 Canada 1 1*
3. Trout & Graber 2009 United States 1 0
4. Griffiths & Page 2008 United Kingdom 0 0
5. Daley 2008 United Kingdom 2 2
6. Curtis 2008 United Kingdom 1* 0
7. Boyington 2008 United States 1 3*
8. Alm 2008 United States 1* 1
9. Bodiba 2008 South Africa 0 3*
10. Langley 2006 United States 0 2
11. Wills 2006 United Kingdom 3* 0
12. Smith 2000 United States 3 3
13. Neumark-Sztainer et al. 1999 United States 0 2 & 3
14. Neumark-Sztainer, Story & Faibish 1998 United States 1* 3
15. Smith & Perkins 2008 United States 0 0
  1. 0 Not addressed – no attention paid to ethnicity &/or SES.
  2. 1 Descriptive –descriptive information was provided on the ethnicity &/or SES of participants.
  3. 2 Linked to quote – link was made between the ethnicity &/or SES of a participant and their corresponding quote.
  4. 3 Synthesised findings – attempt made to synthesise and discuss the influence of ethnicity &/or SES in the discussion.
  5. * All participants from the same SES or ethnic group as indicated by the column in which it is displayed.
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