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Table 1 Characteristics of the children who underwent clinical examination and their parents who completed the questionnaire (n = 7432)

From: Prevalence and association of asthma and allergic sensitization with dietary factors in schoolchildren: data from the french six cities study

Characteristics Child Mother Father
Age, years (m ± SD)   38.4 ± 5.1 41.4 ± 6.3
 9 years (%) 27.8   
 10 years (%) 48.7   
 11 years (%) 23.5   
Gender (male, %) 49.4   
Place of residence (%)    
 North of France 49.9   
 South of France 50.1   
Weight in Kg (m ± SD) 36.1 ± 8.3   
Height in meter (m ± SD) 1.4 ± 0.1   
Overweight and obesity (%) 21.0   
Current ETS (%) 40.0   
Parental atopic disease (%) 39.5   
Ethnic origins (%)a    
 Metropolitan France   66.4 60.8
 French overseas departments   3.2 2.1
 Southern Europe   3.5 3.6
 Northern Africa   7.6 8.3
 Sub-Saharan Africa   2.5 2.6
 Asia   3.1 3.1
 Other   3.0 2.9
Education (%)a    
 Primary   9.8 9.4
 Secondary   37.5 32.3
 High school and university   31.7 30.1
 Other   4.3 4.2
Number of siblings (%)    
 No siblings 47.9   
 1-2 siblings 46.1   
  ≥ 3 siblings 6.0   
  1. ETS Exposure to Tobacco Smoke
  2. aTotals do not sum to the sample size due to missing data