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Table 2 Description of parent, child, and youth characteristics (N = 1472)

From: Impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on movement and play behaviours of Canadian children and youth: a national survey

Parent demographic profile
 Age, M (SD) 45.12 (7.55)
 Gender female, n (%) 689 (47.00)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 European 1166 (79.21)
 Asian 194 (13.18)
 Indigenous 61 (4.14)
 Other 51 (3.46)
Marital status, n (%)
 Married or common-law 1239 (84.17)
 Divorced or separated 153 (10.39)
 Single 70 (4.76)
 Widowed 10 (0.68)
Education, n (%)
 High school or less 166 (11.28)
 College/Technical 558 (37.91)
 University 508 (34.51)
 Advanced degree 240 (16.30)
Annual household income, n (%)
  ≤ $50,000 219 (14.88)
 $51,000 to $99,000 499 (33.90)
 $100,000+ 586 (39.81)
 Undisclosed 168 (11.41)
Employment status, n (%)
 Full-time (> 30 h/week) 1032 (70.11)
 Part-time 165 (11.21)
 Homemaker 159 (10.80)
 Other 79 (7.32)
Child and youth demographic profile
 Age, M (SD) / n (%)
  5–11 years 8.12 (2.04) / 693 (47.1)
  12–17 years 14.85 (1.68) / 779 (52.9)
Gender female, n (%) 775 (52.6)
Disability, n (%) 127 (8.6)
Household makeup, M (SD)
 Adults 2.10 (0.67)
 Children 1.81 (0.84)
Child’s residence type, n (%)
 House 1062 (72.1)
 Apartment/Townhouse 392 (26.7)
 Other 18 (1.2)
Dog ownership, n (%) 521 (35.4)
Parental assessed child and youth movement behaviours
 Meeting guidelines, n (%)
  Moderate to vigourous physical activity 268 (18.21)
  Sleep (5–13 years) / Sleep (14–17 years) 613 (67.80) / 433 (76.20)
  Screen time 166 (11.30)
  24-h combined 39 (2.60)