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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of workers and centers participating in the CARE study

From: Results of caring and reaching for health (CARE): a cluster-randomized controlled trial assessing a worksite wellness intervention for child care staff

CharacteristicsHealthy LifestylesHealthy Finances
Workersn = 250n = 303
Female (%)98.895.0
Age (years, M ± SD)40.0 ± 13.140.9 ± 13.1
Race and ethnicity (%)
 Non-Hispanic White39.434.6
 Non-Hispanic Black49.853.2
 Non-Hispanic Other5.25.7
 Hispanic5.66.6
Annual household income (%)
  < $20 K49.141.0
  > $20 K50.959.0
Highest level of education (%)
 High school diploma/GED11.612.3
 Some college36.837.4
 Associate degree25.626.5
 Bachelor’s degree22.818.5
 Graduate, MS, or higher3.25.3
Married/Living with a partner (%)52.052.2
Household size (no. in household, M ± SD)3.2 ± 1.63.3 ± 1.7
Health insured (%)74.479.8
Role at center (%)
 Administrator21.615.6
 Staff78.484.5
Centersn = 28n = 28
Years in operation (M ± SD)21.0 ± 14.215.5 ± 8.3
Hours per day of operation (M ± SD)12.7 ± 3.313.0 ± 2.7
Enrollment fee ($/week, M ± SD)142.4 ± 19.9141.0 ± 17.8
Size
 # of children (M ± SD)67.1 ± 34.765.7 ± 37.6
 # of employees (M ± SD)14.4 ± 8.115.0 ± 10.3
Star rating (1–5, M ± SD)4.3 ± 0.64.4 ± 0.8
Privately owned (%)78.664.3
Faith-based (%)17.935.7
Early Head Start (%)3.6
Accepts subsidies (%)96.4100
Participates in CACFP (%)85.789.3
NAEYC accredited (%)21.417.9