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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of Participating Parents

From: Effects of the PRIMROSE prevention trial of childhood obesity on parental self-efficacy

  (n = 388) (n = 540) p
n (%) / Mean (SD) n (%) / Mean (SD)
Gender, female 388 (100) 540 (100)  
Age (years) 30.3 (5.1) 29.6 (4.9) 0.032
Education    0.003
 Primary 7 (1.8) 18 (3.3)  
 Secondary 115 (29.6) 203 (37.5)  
 Post-secondary 266 (68.6) 319 (59.6)  
Born in Sweden 373 (96.1) 495 (91.7) 0.006
BMI (kg/m2) 24.5 (4.5) 24.8 (4.9) 0.424
Waist circumference (cm) 83.7 (11.4) 84.2 (11.7) 0.590
Perceived general health    0.566
 Very good 93 (23.9) 129 (23.4)  
 Good 215 (55.4) 314 (58.2)  
 Fairly good 69 (17.8) 84 (15.6)  
 Bad or very bad 11 (2.4) 13 (2.8)  
  1. Note. BMI Body mass index