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Table 1 Age, gender, weight status, parental education and puberty level in control and intervention at baseline

From: Exploring mediators of accelerometer assessed physical activity in young adolescents in the HEalth In Adolescents study – a group randomized controlled trial

  Control Intervention p
N 485 215  
Age (mean; SD) 11.2 (0.3) 11.2 (0.3) 0.33
Gender    
Girls (n;%) 263 (54.2%) 129 (60.0%) 0.20
Boys (n;%) 222 (45.8%) 86 (40.0%)  
Weight status    
Normal weight (n;%) 413 (86.0%) 178 (87.3%) 0.72
Overweight/obese (n;%)a 67 (14.0%) 26 (12.7%)  
Parental level of education    
<= 12 years (n;%) 157 (33.1%) 54 (25.5%) 0.08
13-16 years (n;%) 163 (34.3%) 73 (34.4%)  
> 16 years (n;%) 155 (32.6%) 85 (40.1%)  
Puberty level    
Pre pubertal (n;%) 84 (18.7%) 34 (17.1%) 0.84
Early pubertal (n;%) 156 (34.7%) 68 (34.2%)  
Mid/late/post pubertal (n;%) 209 (46.5%) 97 (48.7%)  
  1. a Overweight/obese is presented and treated as one group in the
  2. analyses due to the low proportion of obese (C = 1.9%; I = 2.0%).