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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Prevalence, trajectories, and determinants of television viewing time in an ethnically diverse sample of young children from the UK

  All White British Pakistani Other
  n = 1558 n = 589 n = 757 n = 212
Mother
Age at delivery: mean (Std. Dev.) (missing data, n = 15) 27.5 (5.74) 26.9 (6.11) 27.7 (5.15) 28.3 (5.78)
Country of Birth: n (%) (missing data, n = 0)
 UK 970 (62.3) 581 (98.6) 311 (41.1) 78 (36.8)
 Pakistan 441 (28.3) 0 438 (57.9) 3 (1.4)
 Other 147 (9.4) 8 (1.4) 8 (1.1) 131 (61.8)
BMI at registration (~10 weeks gestation): mean (Std. Dev.) (missing data, n = 60) 25.9 (5.74) 26.9 (6.18) 25.2 (5.41) 25.5 (5.22)
Neighbourhood material deprivation (IMD 2010): n (%) (missing data, n = 0)
 Quintile 1: Most deprived 1060 (68.0) 311 (52.8) 604 (79.8) 145 (68.4)
 Quintile 2 286 (18.4) 133 (22.6) 111 (14.7) 42 (19.8)
 Quintile 3 154 (9.9) 95 (16.1) 37 (4.9) 22 (10.4)
 Quintile 4 34 (2.2) 30 (5.1) 2 (0.3) 2 (0.9)
 Quintile 5: Least deprived 24 (1.5) 20 (3.4) 3 (0.4) 1 (0.5)
 IMD Score: Mean (Std. Dev.) 42.9 (17.5) 37.2 (19.1) 46.7 (14.8) 45.2 (17.8)
Self-reported financial situation: n (%) (missing data, n = 8)
 Comfortable 409 (26.4) 137 (23.3) 209 (27.8) 63 (29.9)
 All-right 648 (41.8) 254 (43.3) 304 (40.4) 90 (42.6)
 Difficult 493 (31.8) 195 (33.3) 240 (31.9) 58 (27.5)
Mother non-specific psychological stress score when child was 12 months old (higher = greater stress; range 0–24) (missing data n = 285) 3.28 (3.89) 3.38 (3.90) 3.20 (3.89) 3.26 (3.82)
Percentage score 4 or more 35.6% 36.2% 35.1% 35.3%
Mother TV attitude when child was 24 months old: mother does not agree that it is important their child does not watch too much TV (missing data, n = 10) 23.3% 21.3% 25.2% 21.5%
Hours TV is on in house: Mean (Std. Dev.) (missing data, n = 364) 7.8 (4.0) 7.3 (3.9) 8.5 (4.0) 7.1 (4.1)
Whether mother restricts child TV viewing: n (%) (missing data, n = 377)
 Never 506 (42.8%) 147 (33.6%) 306 (51.8%) 53 (34.6%)
 Occasionally 370 (31.3%) 145 (33.2%) 172 (29.1%) 53 (34.6%)
 Everyday 305 (25.8%) 145 (33.2%) 113 (19.1%) 47 (30.7%)
 No previous children (missing data, n = 35) 39.0% 47.3% 31.3% 43.5%
Child
 BMI 24 month: mean (Std. Dev.) (missing data, n = 10) 16.6 (1.22) 16.8 (1.05) 16.4 (1.28) 16.6 (1.34)
 BMI 24 months Z-score: mean (Std. Dev.) 0.00 (1.00) 0.04 (0.55) −0.05 (1.07) 0.07 (1.64)
Sex: n(%) (missing data, n = 0)
 Male 758 (48.6) 283 (48.0) 367 (48.5) 108 (50.9)
 Female 800 (51.4) 306 (52.0) 390 (51.5) 104 (49.1)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, IMD Index of Multiple Deprivation