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Table 7 Parental education level separated by weight status

From: Overweight in children and its perception by parents: cross-sectional observation in a general pediatric outpatient clinic

  Weight status
Normal weight Overweight
Paternal education level
 Compulsory education 3.7% 4.9%
 Completed apprenticeship 36.9% 42.7%
 High school diploma (Matura) 26.4% 22.0%
 University degree 33.0% 30.5%
Maternal education level
 Compulsory education 4.1% 8.5%
 Completed apprenticeship 28.8% 31.7%
 High school diploma (Matura) 33.6% 30.5%
 University degree 33.5% 29.3%