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Table 1 Demographics of women and children participating in the Norwegian Fit for Delivery study, and family meal participation characteristics provided 12 months post-partum (n = 408)

From: Family meal participation is associated with dietary intake among 12-month-olds in Southern Norway

  n %
Maternal and child characteristics
 Maternal education (university level) 305 74.8
 Mother currently employed 352 86.3
 Mother currently student 39 9.6
 Maternal smoking (never) 302 70.4
 Belonging to the NFFD intervention group 207 50.9
 Child sex - proportion of boys 233 57.1
 Child attending daycare 112 27.5
Proportion of children eating the respective meals with family oftena
 Breakfast (n = 403) 297 73.7
 Lunch (n = 398) 186 53.3
 Dinner (n = 406) 302 74.4
 Between-meal snacks (n = 379) 102 26.9
 Supper (n = 401) 155 38.7
Proportion of children having the respective number of meal categories with family oftena
 Never or seldom eating meals with family 36 9.6
 One meal category 50 13.3
 Two meal categories 82 21.9
 Three meal categories 105 28.0
 Four meal categories 51 13.6
 Five meal categories 51 13.6
  1. a Family meals ‘often’ defined as 4–7 days per week