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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants (N = 799)

From: Calibration of the food parenting practice (FPP) item bank: tools for improving the measurement of food parenting practices of parents of 5–12-year-old children

  % or Mean (SD)
Parent Sex (N = 799) Female 50.1%
Parent Age (N = 799) 33.1 (8.5)
Marital status (N = 799) Married or common law 86.0%
Separated or divorced or widowed 9.0%
Never married 5.0%
Ethnicity (N = 799) Caucasian 50.7%
Asian 22.3%
South Asian 15.6%
Other 11.4%
Education (N = 600) High school or less 13.0 .0%
Certificate non-university or some college or university 30.2%
Bachelor’s degree 30.8%
Postgraduate degree 19.0%
Professional degree 6.0%
Income (N = 799) Less than $50,000 Cdn 21.9%
$50,000–69,999 Cdn 20.7%
$70,000–79,999 Cdn 11.4%
$80,000–99,999 Cdn 18.7%
$100,000–124,999 Cdn 12.3%
$125,000 Cdn or higher 15.2%
Child Sex (N = 799) Female 44.1%
Child age (N = 799) 5–9 year old 49.8%
10–12 year old 50.2%