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Table 1 Individual characteristics by troop assignment at Time 1

From: A group-randomized controlled trial for health promotion in Girl Scouts: Healthier Troops in a SNAP (Scouting Nutrition & Activity Program)

Demographic & Psychosocial Variables Intervention
Mean (SD)
Control
Mean (SD)
Percent parents are college graduates 56.3 48.7
Percent lower socio-economic status 28.1 35.0
Percent Non-Hispanic Caucasian girls 79.4 75.0
Percent racial/ethnic minority girls 20.6 25.0
Authoritarian Parenting Scale Scorea 31.1 (3.9) 32.9 (4.4)
Authoritative Parenting Scale Scorea 38.8 (3.3) 38.6 (3.6)
Permissive Parenting Scale Scorea 23.2 (3.9) 23.9 (4.1)
Family Cohesion Scale Scoreb 64.4 (10.4) 60.4 (12.2)
Children per household 2.7 (1.3) 2.4 (0.8)
Girl's Age 10.6 (1.1) 10.5 (1.3)
  1. Note: aScale scores 10-50, higher numbers possessing more of the trait; bScale scores 16-80, higher numbers possessing more of the trait; no significant differences by condition
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