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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for independent, dependent, and control variables

From: Early childhood television viewing predicts explosive leg strength and waist circumference by middle childhood

  Mean (SD) Min Max
Predictors
Hours of televiewing (29 mo) 8.82 (6.17) .56 56
Hours of televiewing (53 mo) 14.85 (8.05) 1.00 49
Outcomes
Standing Long Jump (cm) 117.31 (21.91) 23 184
Waist circumference (cm) 64.77 (8.61) 48 114
Child Characteristics
Sex .50 (.50) 0 1
Weight for gestational age .12 (.42) 0 1
Overeating (29 months) 1.40 (.71) 1 4
Physical Activity (29 months) 3.28 (.92) 1 5
Weight Status (98 months) .24 (.43) 0 1
Age in months (Grade 2) 97.81 (3.10) 92 104
Age in months (Grade 4) 121.80 (3.14) 116 128
Maternal BMI (17 months) 23.71 (4.73) 14.17 47.34
Maternal Education (5 mo) .80 (.40) 0 1.00
Income (5 mo) 6.05 (2.08) 1 9
Immigration Status (5–29 mo) .10 (.29) 0 1
  1. Notes. Maternal education coded as (1 = high school diploma vs. 0 = no high school diploma); Weight for gestational age coded as 1 (bellow the 10th percentile) or 0 (normal weight). Immigration status coded as 0 (non-immigrant) or 1 (immigrant).