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Table 1 Toddlers’ and parental demographic characteristics

From: Demographic correlates of screen time and objectively measured sedentary time and physical activity among toddlers: a cross-sectional study

Demographic variables (n = 149)
Toddlers’ characteristics
 Age (months) 19.0 (±1.9)
 Sex
 Male 78 (52.4%)
 Female 71 (47.6%)
Race/Ethnicity
 European-Canadian/Caucasian 89 (59.7%)
 Other 60 (40.3%)
Main type of child care
 Parental 48 (32.2%)
 Child care center 26 (17.5%)
 Day home 24 (16.1%)
 Other 51 (34.2%)
Number of siblings
 None 61 (40.9%)
 1 63 (42.3%)
  ≥ 2 25 (16.8%)
Parental characteristics
 Age (years) 33.7 (±4.7)
 Sex
 Male 19 (12.8%)
 Female 130 (87.3%)
Marital status
 Not married 27 (18.1%)
 Married 122 (81.9%)
Country of birth
 Canada 111 (74.5%)
 Other 38 (25.5%)
Highest level of education
 Post-graduate 35 (23.5%)
 University 59 (39.6%)
 Community/Technical college 38 (25.5%)
 High school (grades 9 –12) 17 (11.4%)
Household income (n = 142)
  > $100,000 70 (49.3%)
 $50,001 to $100,000 56 (39.4%)
  ≤ $50,000 16 (11.3%)
  1. Values represent mean (standard deviation) for continuous values, and frequency and percentage for categorical values