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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population

From: Early life predictors of preschool overweight and obesity: a case–control study in Sri Lanka

Characteristics Included in final analysis (n = 142)
Maternal Mean age (years ± SD) 34.6 ± 5.2
Mean age at delivery (years ± SD) 29.3 ± 4.7
  Education: n (%)  
Tertiary 85 (59.8%)
Secondary 33 (23.2%)
Primary 24 (17.0%)
  Income  
0 – 50,000 LKR 68 (47.8%)
>50,000 LKR 74 (52.2%)
Child Mean birth weight (kg ± SD) 3.2 ± 0.4
  Sex: n (%)  
Male 88 (62.0%)
Female 54 (38.0%)
  Mean age at assessment (years ± SD) 4.2 ± 0.8