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Table 2 The demographic characteristics of Iranian children in the control and intervention groups

From: Iranian children with overweight and obesity: an internet-based interventional study

  Group P-value
Control (n = 90) Intervention (n = 90)
  N (%) N (%)  
Gender
 Male 47 (52.2) 52 (57.8) 0.454
 Female 43 (47.8) 38 (42.2)
Family size (n)
 3 32 (35.6) 29 (32.2) 0.925
 4 39 (43.3) 44 (48.9)
 ≥4 19 (21.1) 17 (18.9)
Father’s educational level
 Till diploma 80 (88.9) 78 (86.7) 0.459
 Academic 10 (11.1) 12 (13.3)
Mother’s educational level
 Till diploma 89 (98.9) 85 (94.4) 0.211
 Academic 1 (1.1) 5 (5.6)
Father’s job
 Employee 16 (17.8) 18 (20) 0.703
 Others 74 (82.2) 72 (80)
Mother’s job
 Housewife 86 (95.6) 85 (94.5) 0.500
 Others 4 (4.4) 5 (5.5)
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Student’s age (years) 10.8 ± 1.4 10.8 ± 1.4 0.956
Father’s age (years) 41.9 ± 4.27 41.3 ± 4.7 0.391
Mother’s age (years) 36.8 ± 5.1 36.1 ± 5.0 0.380
  1. SD Standard deviation