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Table 2 Characteristics of participants in the Food Parenting Study

From: Identifying and predicting food parenting practice profiles among Canadian parents

Characteristics % / mean ± SD
Parent age 33.1 ± 8.5
Sex, % female 50%
Marital status, % married 86%
Race/ethnicity
 White 51%
 East Asian (Chinese, Japanese, Southeast Asian, etc.) 22%
 South Asian (East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, etc.) 16%
 Black, Aboriginal, or ‘other’ 11%
Parental educationa
 No post-secondary education 13%
 Post-secondary education 87%
Household income ($CAN)
 Less than $50,000 22%
 $50,000 to $99,999 51%
 $100,000 to $149,999 18%
 $150,000 or higher 93%
 Children’s age 9.1 ± 2.4
  1. SD standard deviation. N = 799 parents of children aged 5–12 years
  2. aMissing data on n = 199 respondents. All other variables have complete (non-missing) data