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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics (n = 101 dyads; n = 101 mothers, n = 101 children)

From: Physical and social environmental characteristics of physical activity for Mexican-origin children: examining differences between school year and summer perceptions

Variables  
  Mean ± standard deviation
Age (years)  
Mothers (n = 101) 34.7 ± 6.9
Children (n = 101) 8.9 ±1.5
Education completed (years)  
Mothers (n = 101) 8.7 ± 3.4
Children (n = 100) 3.2 ± 1.4
Household residency (n = 101)  
Adults per household 2.2 ± 0.9
Children per household 3.5 ± 1.3
BMI  
Mothers (n = 97) 32.6 ± 7.1
  Frequency a
Sex of children (n = 101)  
Female 58
Male 43
Mother’s country of birth (n = 101)  
Mexico 87
U.S. 14
Mother’s marital status (n = 101)  
Married 61
Living with partner 20
Divorced/Separated 9
Single 7
Widowed 4
Mother’s race/ethnicity (n = 101)  
Hispanic 29
Mexican 35
Mexican American 37
Total household income (n = 95)  
<$500/month 27
$500-$899/month 43
≥$900/month 25
Employment  
Mother (n = 100)  
Part-time 15
Full-time 10
Not employed 75
Spouse or partner (n = 99)  
Part-time 27
Full-time 43
Not employed 29
  1. aTotal number may not always equal total sample because of missing data.