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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Home environment relationships with children’s physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status

Characteristic Highest Education in Householda Household Incomeb
N Low Med High p Low Med High p
N = 165 N = 279 N = 261 N = 67 N = 218 N = 428
Child’s age (years), mean (SD) 9.3 (1.6) 9.1 (1.6) 9.1 (1.6) NS 9.2 (1.4) 9.1(1.6) 9.1 (1.6) NS
Child’s gender, N (% Female) 81 (49%) 143 (51%) 123 (47%) NS 35 (52%) 115 (53%) 202 (47%) NS
Parent’s age (years), mean (SD) 39.6 (6.4) 41.4 (5.2) 42.9 (9.7) <.001 38.3 (7.1) 41.2 (6.2) 42.2 (5.2) <.001
Parent’s gender, N (% Female) 146 (89%) 241 (85%) 221 (84%) NS 64 (96%) 184 (84%) 363 (86%) NS
Parent’s race/ethnicity, N (%)         
White 144 (89%) 246 (90%) 229 (89%) NS 54 (87%) 187 (86%) 382(91) NS
Black 4 (2%) 6(2%) 6(2%)   4 (6%) 6 (3%) 6 (1%)  
Asian/Pacific Is 7 (4%) 12 (4%) 13 (5%)   4 (6%) 13 (6%) 15 (6%)  
More than one 4 (2%) 5(2%) 7 (3%)   0(0%) 6 (3%) 10 (2%)  
Other 3 (2%) 5 (2%) 3 (1%)   0 (0%) 6 (3%) 5 (1%)  
Hispanic 54 (33%) 25 (9%) 14 (5%) <.001 31 (46%) 38 (17%) 25 (6%) <.001
Marital status, N (%)         
Married 132 (80%) 264 (95%) 251 (96%) <.001 35 (52%) 195 (90%) 417 (97%) <.001
Hours worked outside home per week, N (%)         
< 15 75 (46%) 150 (54%) 113 (44%) NS 40 (60%) 102 (47%) 197 (47%) NS
1535 39 (23%) 61 (22%) 58 (22%)   14 (21%) 53 (24%) 93 (22%)  
36+ 51 (31%) 68 (24%) 90 (34%)   13 (19%) 63 (29%) 133 (31%)  
  1. *missing data on 0–16 participants for some variables.
  2. a Defined by highest educated adult in household.
  3. b Defined by annual household income.