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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants (n = 306) in the 2012–13 follow-up of the Melbourne Infant Feeding, Activity and Nutrition Trial (InFANT) Program

From: The influence of the maternal peer group (partner, friends, mothers’ group, family) on mothers’ attitudes to obesity-related behaviours of their children

Marital Status (%)
 Married 81
 Living in a de facto relationship 14.4
 Separated 2.3
 Divorced 0.3
 Never married (single parent) 2.0
Age and BMI
 Child age (average, min, max) 3.61 (3.2–4.5)
 Mother’s age (average, SD) 35.8 (4.3)
 Child BMI z-score (average, SE) 0.62 (0.50)
 Mother’s BMI (average, SD) 25.3 (5.6) a
Education (%)
 No formal qualifications 0.5
 Y10 or equivalent 4.4
 Y12 or equivalent 13.8
 Trade/apprenticeship/certificate 3.0
 Certificate/diploma 18.6
 University degree 35.5
 Higher degree 24.1
  1. aPregnant women (n = 44) excluded from analysis of mother’s BMI