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Table 3 Descriptive data of families participating in data collection

From: A feasibility study with process evaluation of a preschool intervention to improve child and family lifestyle behaviours

  Intervention schools n = 2 Wait schools n = 2 Total n = 4
Families (n) 15 21 36
Parent gender (n)
M – F
3 – 12 4 – 17 7 – 29
Child gender (n)
M – F
5 – 10 13 – 8 18 – 18
Child age (n)
3 years – 4 years
11 – 4 18 – 3 29 – 7
Child full time/part time n (%) 0 – 15
(0 – 100)
17 – 4
(81 – 19)
17 – 19
(47 – 53)
Parent education n (%)
 Some secondary school 1 3 4 (11)
 Completed secondary school 6 5 11 (31)
 Some additional training 5 8 13 (36)
 Undergraduate education 2 1 3 (8)
 Postgraduate education 1 3 4 (11)
Parent marital status n (%)
 Single 4 7 11 (31)
 Married/cohabiting 11 14 25 (69)