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Table 2 Main sample characteristics

From: The obesogenic environment around elementary schools: food and beverage marketing to children in two Mexican cities

   Type of School  
  Public Private Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
   33 (55) 27 (45) 60 (100)
City Cuernavaca 13 (39.4) 16 (59.3) 29 (48.3)
Guadalajara 20 (60.6) 11 (40.7) 31 (51.7)
Marginalization score for secondary sampling units Medium 11 (33.3) 5 (18.5) 16 (26.7)
Low 15 (45.5) 13 (48.1) 28 (26.7)
Very Low 7 (21.2) 9 (33.3) 16 (46.6)
Compliance with recommendations WHO/PAHO 62 (30.5) 22 (36.1) 84 (32)
PABI 166 (81.8) 53 (86.9) 219 (83)
Advertisements Inside store 71 (33.3) 13 (20.0) 84 (30.2)
Outside store 142 (66.7) 52 (80.0) 194 (69.8)
   Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Convenience stores 1.9 (1.3) 1.0 (1.4) * 1.5 (1.4)
Advertisements 6.5 (5.9) 2.4 (3.5) * 4.6 (5.4)
Advertisements per 100 m2 (median P25–75) 0.25 (0.10–0.51) 0 (0–0.27) ** 0.13 (0–0.41)
  1. * Statistically significant differences between public and private schools, p < 0.01 using Poisson regression for convenience stores and negative binomial regression for advertisements
  2. ** p < 0.05 using Median test