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Table 1 Participant Characteristics (N = 41 parents and 41 adolescents)

From: Secondary benefits of the families improving together (FIT) for weight loss trial on cognitive and social factors in African American adolescents

Variable Value
Adolescent age M (SD) 12.78 (1.82)
Adolescent BMI percential 96.30%
Adolescent sex (% female) 63.40%
Parent age M (SD) 43.59 (8.13)
Parent BMI M (SD) 37.10 (9.71)
Parent sex (% female) 95.10%
Parent education N (%)
 9 to 11 years 3 (4.9%)
 12 years 5 (12.2%)
 Some college 17 (41.5%)
 4-year college 6 (14.6%)
 Professional degree 11 (26.8%)
Parent income N (%)
 <$10 K 5 (12.2%)
 $10–24 K 12 (29.3%)
 $25–39 K 12 (29.3%)
 $40–54 K 5 (12.2%)
 $55 K+ 7 (17.0%)