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Table 1 Demographic and personal descriptive statistics for the survey respondents

From: About feeding children: factor structure and internal reliability of a survey to assess mealtime strategies and beliefs of early childhood education teachers

Provider characteristics (N = 1178)
  Frequency  
Sex n %
 Female 1157 98.2
 Male 21 1.7
Race & Ethnicity n %
 White 871 73.9
 Black 68 5.8
 Hispanic (may be White, Black or Other) 179 15.2
 Other 225 19.1
Education n %
 High school or less 261 22.2
 Some College 435 36.9
 Associates Degree 195 16.5
 BA/BS Degree 210 17.8
 Graduate Degree 56 4.8
 Missing 21 1.8
Role at Agency N %
 Lead Teacher 948 80.5
 Assistant Teacher 164 13.9
 Missing 66 5.6
Center Type (multiple answers may apply) N %
 Head Start 97 8.2
 CACFP 322 27.3
  Mean SD
Age 36.8 12.7
Body Mass Index (BMI; kg/m2) 26.6 6.3
Experience in child care in years 9.5 7.7