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Table 3 Comparison of baseline characteristics

From: The effect of an online video intervention ‘Movie Models’ on specific parenting practices and parental self-efficacy related to children’s physical activity, screen-time and healthy diet: a quasi experimental study

Characteristic Intervention group (n = 104) Control group (n = 103) Group comparison P-value
Demographic variable
 Gender parent, n (%)    χ2 = 0.06 .81
  Male 12 (11.5) 13 (12.6)   
  Female 92 (88.5) 90 (87.4)   
 Gender child, n (%)    χ2 = 0.81 .37
  Male 57 (54.8) 50 (48.5)   
  Female 47 (45.2) 53 (51.5)   
 Age parent, mean (SD) 40.5 (4.7) 39.9 (5.3) t = −0.80 .43
 Age child, mean (SD) 9.2 (1.5) 9.6 (1.6) t = 1.94 .05
 BMI mother, mean (SD) 23.5 (4.2) 24.1 (4.3) t = 1.01 .31
 BMI father, mean (SD) 24.9 (3.2) 24.7 (3.4) t = −0.50 .62
 SES, n (%)    χ2 = 0.05 .83
  Low 17 (16.3) 18 (17.5)   
  Medium-High 87 (83.7) 85 (82.5)   
 Number of children per family, mean (SD) 2.2 (0.9) 2.4 (0.7) t = 1.77 .08
Children’s PA level, mean minutes/day (SD) 46.6 (27.0) 55.3 (33.5) t = 1.81 .07
Children’s screen-time, mean minutes/day (SD) 122.9 (66.0) 137.1 (83.7) t = 1.32 .19
  1. Significant p-values (p<0.05) are indicated in bold; borderline significant p-values (0.05 ≤ p<0.10) are indicated in bold italic