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Table 1 Frequencies (n) and percentages (%) of baseline demographic characteristics for the study sample, stratified by intervention group

From: Creating action plans in a serious video game increases and maintains child fruit-vegetable intake: a randomized controlled trial

  Total CONTROL ACTION COPING BOTH
  n ( % ) n ( % ) n ( % ) n ( % ) n ( % )
Sample 387 (100.00 ) 97 ( 25.06 ) 98 ( 25.03 ) 95 ( 24.55 ) 97 ( 25.06 )
Child gender      
Male 183 ( 47.29 ) 45 ( 24.59 ) 48 ( 26.23 ) 43 ( 23.50 ) 47 ( 25.68 )
Female 204 ( 52.71 ) 52 ( 25.49 ) 50 ( 24.51 ) 52 ( 25.49 ) 50 ( 24.51 )
Child race/ethnicity      
Hispanic 106 ( 27.39 ) 28 ( 26.42 ) 27 ( 25.47 ) 26 ( 24.53 ) 25 ( 23.58 )
African American 102 ( 26.36 ) 23 ( 22.55 ) 32 ( 31.37 ) 25 ( 24.51 ) 22 ( 21.57 )
White 141 ( 36.43 ) 33 ( 23.40 ) 29 ( 20.57 ) 37 ( 26.24 ) 42 ( 29.79 )
Other 38 ( 9.82 ) 13 ( 34.21 ) 10 ( 26.32 ) 7 ( 18.42 ) 8 ( 21.05 )
Parent gender      
Male 15 ( 3.75 ) 3 ( 20.00 ) 3 ( 20.00 ) 5 ( 33.33 ) 4 ( 26.67 )
Female 385 ( 96.25 ) 97 ( 25.19 ) 97 ( 25.19 ) 95 ( 24.68 ) 96 ( 24.94 )
Parent race/ethnicity      
Hispanic 102 ( 26.36 ) 28 ( 27.45 ) 24 ( 23.53 ) 25 ( 24.51 ) 25 ( 24.51 )
African American 102 ( 26.36 ) 22 ( 21.57 ) 33 ( 32.35 ) 25 ( 24.51 ) 22 ( 21.57 )
White 156 ( 40.31 ) 35 ( 22.44 ) 36 ( 23.08 ) 40 ( 25.64 ) 45 ( 28.85 )
Other 27 ( 6.98 ) 12 ( 44.44 ) 5 ( 18.52 ) 5 ( 18.52 ) 5 ( 18.52 )
Highest household education      
Some College/Tech or Less 124 ( 32.04 ) 31 ( 25.00 ) 38 ( 30.65 ) 29 ( 23.39 ) 26 ( 20.97 )
College Graduate 121 ( 31.27 ) 26 ( 21.49 ) 26 ( 21.49 ) 30 ( 24.79 ) 39 ( 32.23 )
Post Graduate study 142 ( 36.69 ) 40 ( 28.17 ) 34 ( 23.94 ) 36 ( 25.35 ) 32 ( 22.54 )
Average annual household income      
≤ $61,000 164 ( 42.38 ) 43 ( 26.22 ) 44 ( 26.83 ) 45 ( 27.44 ) 32 ( 19.51 )
> $61,000 223 ( 57.62 ) 54 ( 24.22 ) 54 ( 24.22 ) 50 ( 22.42 ) 65 ( 29.15 )
Parent age      
20-39 173 ( 44.70 ) 46 ( 26.59 ) 46 ( 26.59 ) 40 ( 23.12 ) 41 ( 23.70 )
40-59 214 ( 55.30 ) 51 ( 23.83 ) 52 ( 24.30 ) 55 ( 25.70 ) 56 ( 26.17 )
Parent marital status      
Married 300 ( 77.52 ) 81 ( 27.00 ) 73 ( 24.33 ) 70 ( 23.33 ) 76 ( 25.33 )
Not Married 87 ( 22.48 ) 16 ( 18.39 ) 25 ( 28.74 ) 25 ( 28.74 ) 21 ( 24.14 )