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Table 2 Demographic Characteristics of Parents and Children

From: Rationale, design, methodology and sample characteristics for the family partners for health study: a cluster randomized controlled study

Parents ( n = 358)  
Age 36.7 (+/- 8.0) years
Gender  
   Female 93%
   Male 7%
Ethnicity and Race  
   African American 63%
   Non-Hispanic White 32%
   Bilingual Hispanic 5%
Education  
   < 6 grade or less 1%
   Middle School 8%
   High School or GED 35%
   Associates Degree 44%
   Baccalaureate Degree 8%
   Graduate Degree 4%
Children (n = 358)  
Age 8.6 (+/- 1.0) years
Gender  
   Female 56%
   Male 44%
Ethnicity and Race  
   African American 63%
   Non-Hispanic White 32%
   Bilingual Hispanic 5%
Education  
   2nd grade 20%
   3rd grade 41%
   4th grade 39%
Birth Order  
   1st born 43%
   2nd born 34%
   3rd born 15%
   4th born 6%
   5th born 2%