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Table 1 Description of variables used in analysis

From: Family structure and breakfast consumption of 11-15 year old boys and girls in Scotland, 1994-2010: a repeated cross-sectional study

Measure % a (N)
N (26626)
Year:  
1994 17.5 (4664)
1998 20.3 (5410)
2002 16.2 (4314)
2006 21.8 (5808)
2010 24.1 (6430)
Sex:  
Boys 49.0 (13036)
Girls 51.0 (13590)
Grade:  
P7 (mean age 11.5) 35.1 (9335)
S2 (mean age 13.5) 33.1 (8819)
S4 (mean age 15.5) 31.8 (8473)
Family Structure:  
Both parents 70.6 (18795)
Single mother 16.0 (4266)
Single father 1.9 (509)
Step family 10.4 (2759)
Other 1.1 (297)
Breakfast consumption:  
Daily 54.3 (14453)
Less than daily 45.7 (12173)
Age (Meanb (s.d.)) 13.50 (1.67)
  1. aPercentages for all but year variable were weighted by year
  2. bWeighted by year