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Table 3 Summary overview of data collected in the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE)

From: The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE): design and methods

  Source Measurements
Obesity Child Participant Anthropometry
- stature, body mass, arm circumference, waist circumference, sitting height
- body mass index (BMI), sitting height/stature ratio, waist circumference/stature ratio
Bioelectrical Impedance
- impedance and body fat
Lifestyle Child Participant Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior
- accelerometry - minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), sedentary time, steps/day
- self-reported daily physical activity, outdoor time, television viewing and computer use, physical education, active transport to school, motivation for and attitudes towards physical activity
Diet and Nutrition
- food frequency questionnaire (FFQ), eating in front of television, frequency of eating breakfast, school lunches and outside of the home, emotional eating
- sleep duration and quality (from both questionnaire and accelerometry), self-rated health and well-being
Demographics and Family Health Parent/Guardian - ethnicity of participant, socioeconomic status of family, residential address, health history of participant and parents, family structure, age, education, stature and weight of biological parents
Home and Neighborhood Environment Parent/Guardian - neighborhood social capital, home social environment, home and neighborhood food environment, home and neighborhood physical activity environment
School Environment School Administrator - school facilities, healthy eating and physical activity policies, extracurricular activities, frequency of physical education and breaks (recess), availability of healthy and unhealthy food
School Audit - support for active participation, sports and play amenities, aesthetics, food environment, competitive food environment