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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Validation of PIN 3 physical activity survey in low-income overweight and obese young mothers

  African American (n = 23) White (n = 19) Overweight (n =22 ) Obese (n = 20) Total (N = 42)
  M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Age (years) 27.2 (4.98) 30.0 (4.48) 28.4 (4.46) 28.6 (5.48) 28.5 (4.91)
Postpartum status (years) 1.56 (1.15) 1.98 (1.35) 1.68 (1.41) 1.85 (1.07) 1.76 (1.25)
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) 32.5 (5.70) 29.1 (2.61) 27.5 (1.69) 34.6 (4.42) 30.9 (4.84)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Smoking status      
Never smoked 11 (47.8%) 7 (36.8%) 9 (40.9%) 9 (45.0%) 18 (42.8%)
Smoked, but quit 5 (21.7%) 5 (26.3%) 7 (31.8%) 3 (15.0%) 10 (23.8%)
Smoker 7 (30.4%) 7 (36.8%) 6 (27.2%) 8 (40.0%) 14 (33.3%)
Education      
8th grade or less 1 (4.3%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (4.5%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (2.3%)
Some high school 4 (17.3%) 2 (10.5%) 3 (13.6%) 3 (15.0%) 6 (14.2%)
High school graduate 6 (26.0%) 4 (21.0%) 4 (18.1%) 6 (30.0%) 10 (23.8%)
Some college or technical school 11 (47.8%) 10 (52.6%) 11 (50.0%) 10 (50.0%) 21 (50.0%)
College graduate or higher 1 (4.3%) 3 (15.7%) 3 (13.6%) 1 (5.0%) 4 (9.5%)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Employment status      
Full time 4 (17.3%) 3 (15.5%) 3 (13.6%) 4 (20.0%) 7 (16.6%)
Part time 4 (17.3%) 3 (15.5%) 4 (18.1%) 3 (15.0%) 7 (16.6%)
Unemployed 10 (43.4%) 3 (15.5%) 6 (27.2%) 7 (35.0%) 13 (30.9%)
Homemaker 2 (8.7%) 4 (21.0%) 4 (18.1%) 2 (10.0%) 6 (14.2%)
Self-employed 1 (4.3%) 4 (21.0%) 3 (13.6%) 2 (10.0%) 5 (11.9%)
Student 2 (8.7% 1 (5.2%) 1 (4.5%) 2 (10.0%) 3 (7.1%)
Other 0 (0.0%) 1 (5.2%) 1 (4.5%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (2.3%)
Depression      
No 18 (78.3%) 12 (63.2%) 16 (72.7%) 14 (70.0%) 30 (71.4%)
Yes 5 (21.7%) 7 (36.8%) 6 (27.3%) 6 (30.0%) 12 (28.6%)
Currently breastfeeding      
No 20 (86.9%) 15 (78.9%) 17 (77.2%) 18 (90.0%) 35 (83.3%)
Yes 3 (13.1%) 4 (21.2%) 5 (22.8%) 2 (10.0%) 7 (16.7%)
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