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Table 1 Characteristics of the young adult participants (n = 90)

From: Evaluation of a smartphone food diary application using objectively measured energy expenditure

Characteristic
Age (years), Mean ± SD 24.9 ± 4.1
Sex (female), n (%) 71 (79)
Height (m), Mean ± SD 1.7 ± 9.2
Weight visit 1 (kg), Mean ± SD 65.7 ± 13.0
Weight visit 2 (kg), Mean ± SD 65.4 ± 13.3
Body mass index (kg/m2), Mean ± SD 22.84 ± 3.1
Weight status, n (%)
 Underweight (BMI < 18.5) 3 (3)
 Healthy weight (BMI 18.5–24.9) 68 (76)
 Overweight (BMI 25–29.9) 17 (19)
 Obese (BMI > 30) 2 (2)
Special diet (no), n (%) 89 (99)
Smoker (no), n (%) 88 (98)
Country of birth, n (%)
 Australia 76 (84)
 Other 14 (16)
SEIFA, n (%)
 Low 4 (4)
 Medium 17 (19)
 High 69 (77)
Highest qualification, n (%)
 Higher school certificate (Year 12 or equivalent) 16 (18)
 Trade/apprenticeship (e.g. hairdresser, chef) 3 (3)
 Certificate/diploma (e.g. childcare, technical) 8 (9)
 University degree 43 (48)
 Higher University degree (e.g. Graduate Diploma, Masters) 20 (22)
  1. SEIFA Australian Bureau of Statistics Socio-economic Index for Areas