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Table 1 Sociodemographic Characteristics for all Six Participant Mothers

From: Using direct observations on multiple occasions to measure household food availability among low-income Mexicano residents in Texas colonias

  Mean ± SD (range) % (n)
Age (years) 33.2 ± 3.3 (27-36)  
Education (years completed) 8.2 ± 2.8 (6-13)  
Race/ethnicity   
   Hispanic   100 (6)
Marital status   
   Married   100 (6)
Household composition (number)   
   Adults 2.3 ± 0.8 (2-4)  
   Children 4.2 ± 1.3 (2-6)  
   Total adults and children 6.5 ± 1.5 (4-8)  
Age of children in household (years)   
   Household average 5.9 ± 4.8 (1-12)  
Household income (in thousands)/y   
   <$10   83.3 (5)
   $10-$15   16.7 (1)
Frequency of income   
   Daily   16.7 (1)
   Weekly   66.7 (4)
   Bi-weekly   16.7 (1)
Household adults employed   
   Participant (female)   0 (0)
   Spouse   100 (6)
Transportation   
   Car ownership   66.7 (4)
   Neighbora   33.3 (2)
Nutrition program participation   
   Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)   83.3 (5)
   Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program   50 (3)
   Free school breakfast   33.3 (2)
   Free or reduced school lunch   0 (0)
  1. a Ride with neighbor (100% charge for transportation)