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Table 1 Characteristics of the interview sample of parents (N = 51) and their children

From: Examining the challenges posed to parents by the contemporary screen environments of children: a qualitative investigation

  Parents Children
Mean (SD) % Mean (SD) %
Gender (% female)   60.8   51.0
Age (years) 41.2 (4.5) 9.0 (0.4)
Body mass index (BMI; kg/m2)a 25.8 (6.1) 0.01 (0.95)
Index of multiple deprivation 11.5 (9.7)
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (mins/day) 48.1 (21.5) 58.3 (17.4)
Sedentary time (mins/day) 568.3 (149.3) 451.9 (103.6)
Weekday SV (mins/day)     
 Television watching 54.0 (41.6)
 Computer use 34.8 (36.5)
 Games console use 28.2 (50.5)
Weekend SV (mins/day)
 Television watching 123.6 (64.3)
 Computer use 49.8 (57.1)
 Games console use 58.8 (87.0)
Ethnicity
 White British 94.1
 Other 5.9
Employment
 Full-time 45.1
 Part-time 39.2
 Unemployed/full-time parent 15.7
  1. aBody mass index value for children is a BMI z-score, standardised for age and gender, based on the British 1990 Growth Reference [26]