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Table 1 Participant characteristics, by recruitment source

From: Putting habit into practice, and practice into habit: a process evaluation and exploration of the acceptability of a habit-based dietary behaviour change intervention

  All centres (n = 57) Centre 1 (n = 21) Centre 2 (n = 20) Centre 3 (n = 16)
Parent Characteristics     
Age (Years)a     
  Mean 35.30 36.21 33.94 35.92
  Range 22-56 24-56 23-48 22-49
Relationship to child     
  Mother 52 (91.2%) 19 (90.5%) 19 (95.0%) 14 (87.5%)
  Father 4 (7%) 2 (9.5%) 1 (5%) 1 (6.3%)
  Adoptive or foster mother 1 (1.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6.3%)
Highest education levelb     
  No educational qualifications 3 (5.3%) 1 (4.8%) 2 (10.0%) 0 (0%)
  GCSE or equivalent 8 (14.0%) 5 (23.8%) 2 (10.0%) 1 (6.3%)
  Vocational (e.g. NVQ) 5 (8.8%) 1 (4.8%) 2 (10.0%) 2 (12.5%)
  A/AS Level or equivalent 10 (17.5%) 3 (14.3%) 5 (25.0%) 2 (12.5%)
  Undergraduate degree 15 (26.3%) 3 (14.3%) 5 (25.0%) 7 (43.8%)
  Postgraduate degree 12 (21.1%) 6 (28.6%) 4 (20.0%) 2 (12.5%)
Living statusc     
  Home owner 17 (29.8%) 6 (28.6%) 7 (35.0%) 4 (25.0%)
  Private tenant 8 (14.0%) 3 (14.3%) 2 (10.0%) 3 (18.8%)
  Council tenant 29 (50.9%) 12 (57.1%) 9 (45.0%) 8 (50.0%)
  Living with parent/relative 2 (3.5%) 0 (0%) 2 (10.0%) 0 (0%)
Child Characteristics     
Age (Years)d     
  Mean 2.95 2.95 3.25 2.56
  Range 0-6 1-6 1-5 0-5
Gender     
  Female 28 (49.1%) 13 (61.9%) 8 (40.0%) 7 (43.8%)
  Male 29 (50.1%) 8 (38.6%) 12 (60.0%) 9 (56.3%)
Ethnicitye     
  White British 18 (31.6%) 10 (47.6%) 5 (25.0%) 3 (18.8%)
  White other 13 (22.8%) 4 (19.0%) 5 (25.0%) 4 (25.0%)
  Black Caribbean 1 (1.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6.3%)
  Black African 7 (12.3%) 0 (0%) 7 (35.0%) 0 (0%)
  Black other 2 (3.5%) 1 (4.8%) 1 (5.0%) 0 (0%)
  Indian 1 (1.8%) 1 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  Asian other 1 (1.8%) 1 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  Other ethnic group 12 (21.1%) 3 (14.3%) 2 (10.0%) 7 (43.8%)
  1. Data are frequencies and percentages of column total (excluding any missing data), unless otherwise stated. Percentages may not total 100% due to missing data.
  2. aData missing for 9 participants (2 from Centre 1, 4 from Centre 2, 3 from Centre 3).
  3. bData missing for 4 participants (2 from Centre 1; 2 from Centre 3).
  4. cData missing for 1 participant (Centre 3).
  5. dData missing for 1 participant (Centre 1).
  6. eData missing for 2 participants (1 from Centre 1, 1 from Centre 3).