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Table 1 General characteristics of subjects

From: Prediction model study of overweight and obesity in preschool children with allergic diseases from an ecological perspective

Variables Category n %
Father’s age (yr) < 40 108 36.1
(M ± SD = 41.78 ± 3.47) 40–45 120 40.0
45< 71 23.9
Mother’s age (yr) < 40 156 52.2
(M ± SD = 39.33 ± 3.39) 40–45 120 40.0
45< 23 7.8
Father’s education Under high school 75 25.0
College 138 46.0
Over bachelor’s degree 87 29.0
Mother’s education Under high school 64 21.3
College 135 45.2
Over bachelor’s degree 100 33.5
Father’s occupation Manager or white collar job 145 48.4
Service sector or sales person 44 14.6
Engineer or machine fabricators 46 15.3
Others 65 21.7
Mother’s occupation Manager or white collar job 123 41.0
House wife 150 50.2
Others 26 8.8
Family income (million won) < 400 100 33.5
(M ± SD = 546.47 ± 475.42) ≥400 208 69.5
Sex of child Male 170 57.0
Female 129 43.0
Residence Seoul 32 10.7
Gyeonggi-Incheon 97 32.4
Chungcheong-do/Gangwon-do province 51 16.9
Daegu/Gyeongsangbuk-do province 31 10.3
Busan/Ulsan/Gyeongsangnam-do province 56 18.8
Gwangju /Jeolla-do province 33 11.0
BMI status Over weight or obesity 96 32.1
Normal or low weight 203 67.9
  1. M Mean, SD Standard deviation, BMI Body mass index
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