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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey respondents (n = 750)

From: Designing a physical activity parenting course: Parental views on recruitment, content and delivery

  Mean SD
Age (years) 35.5 6.0
Gender N %
Male 8 1.1
Female 731 97.5
Missing 11 1.5
Current employment status   
Full-time employed 157 20.9
Part-time employed 316 42.1
Housewife/husband 231 30.8
Student 23 3.1
Unemployed 23 3.1
Highest education in household   
Did not complete secondary school 19 2.5
GCSE or GNVQ1,2 177 23.6
A Levels/Advanced GNVQ 213 28.4
University degree 212 28.3
Postgraduate degree 129 17.2
  1. 1GCSE = General Certificate of Secondary Education, GNVQ = General National Vocational Qualification.
  2. 2 Both GCSE and GNCQ are normally obtained at age 16.