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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of FCCHs in reliability and construct validity samples

From: Assessment of nutrition and physical activity environments in family child care homes: modification and psychometric testing of the Environment and Policy Assessment and Observation

  Total sample
n = 166
Reliability sample
n = 32
FCCH Programs
 Star Ratinga
  1 or 2 stars 13 (7.8%) 3 (9.4%)
  3 stars 40 (24.1%) 13 (40.6%)
  4 stars 68 (41.0%) 8 (25.0%)
  5 stars 45 (27.1%) 8 (25.0%)
 Accepts CACFPb Subsidy 151 (91.0%) 31 (96.9%)
FCCH Providers
 Age (years) 49.3 49.1
 Race
  Black or African American 123 (74.1%) 22 (68.8%)
  White 30 (18.1%) 8 (25.0%)
  Other 13 (7.8%) 2 (6.2%)
 Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity 8 (4.8%) 0 (0%)
 Education
  High school diploma or GED 41 (24.7%) 7 (21.9%)
  Associate’s degree or 60 h college credit 82 (49.4%) 18 (56.2%)
  Bachelor’s degree+ 42 (25.3%) 7 (21.9%)
  1. aStar Rating is a program that assesses the quality of the child care program. Ratings can range between 1 and 5 stars, with more stars equating to higher quality care
  2. bCACFP refers to the Child and Adult Care Food Program, a federally funded program that reimburses participating child care programs for providing meals and snacks served to low-income children
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