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Table 1 Adolescent and parent sociodemographic survey results

From: Differing views regarding diet and physical activity: adolescents versus parents’ perspectives

Characteristic Adolescent (n = 26) Parenta (n = 27)
Age, mean (SD) 15.5 (1.2) 48.2 (6.0)
Sex, n (%)
 Female 13 (50) 22 (81)
 Male 13 (50) 5 (18)
Married or living with partner, n (%)
 Yes 23 (85)
 No 4 (15)
Insurance status, n (%)b
 Private 24 (89)
 Public 2 (6)
 Other 1 (3)
Parental education level, n (%)
 Some college or less 7 (28)
 College graduate 11 (44)
 Graduate school 7 (28)
Parental Annual Income, n (%)
 $25,001 to $50,000 1 (3)
 $75,001 to $100,000 2 (7)
 $100,001 to $150,000 5 (19)
 $150,001 to $200,000 5 (19)
 $200,001 or higher 9 (33)
 Don’t know/prefer not to answer 4 (15)
Adolescent grade level, n (%)
 9th Grade 6 (23)
 10th Grade 6 (23)
 11th Grade 7 (26)
 12th Grade 6 (23)
 Other 1 (3)
Race/ethnicityc
 Hispanic/Latino 4 (15) 4 (15)
 American Indian 1 (4)
 Asian 9 (36) 9 (33)
 Black or African American 2 (8) 2 (7)
 White 14 (56) 16 (59)
 Other 2 (8)
Parent country of birth, n (%)
 US 17 (63)
 Outside of US 10 (37)
  1. aOne parent signed the consent form and completed a survey but did not participate in the focus group
  2. bMore than one selection could be made for Health Insurance
  3. cMore than one selection could be made for race/ethnicity