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Table 2 Early Childhood Education Candidates’ Demographic Information and Personal Activity Behaviours (n = 1292)

From: Exploring the physical activity and screen-viewing-related knowledge, training, and self-efficacy of early childhood education candidates

Participant Characteristic N % Participant Characteristic N %
Sex Type of Early Childhood Education Program
 Male 12 1.8  Certificate 190 16.5
 Female 645 96.1  Diploma 768 71.5
Ethnicity  Degree 115 9.9
 Caucasian 370 55.1  Other 13 2.0
 African Canadian 12 1.8 Year of Study
 Aboriginal/First Nations 53 7.9  1 582 49.3
 Hispanic 11 1.6  2 424 35.9
 Asian 105 15.6  3 71 6.0
 Arab 16 2.4  4 42 3.6
 Other 64 9.5  Other 61 5.2
Enrolment Status Experience Working in a Childcare Setting
 Full-time 1048 89.1  Yes 1055 89.0
 Part-time 128 10.9  No 131 11.0
Minutes of weekly MVPA Minutes of daily recreational screen-viewing
 <30 147 21.8  <60 104 15.4
 30–59 206 30.6  60–100 197 29.2
 60–89 99 14.7  101–149 117 17.3
 90–119 80 11.9  150–199 94 13.9
 120–149 65 9.7  200–239 67 9.9
 150+ 76 11.3  240+ 96 14.2
  1. Note. Column total per section may not always match the total number of participants due to skipped questions; MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity