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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]