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Table 1 Characteristics of participants included in the overall analysis

From: Screen viewing behavior and sleep duration among children aged 2 and below

  Total (n = 714) 0–6 month
(n = 321)
7–24 months
(n = 393)
N % % %
Sex
 Male 393 55.0 53.6 56.2
 Female 321 45.0 46.4 43.8
Race
 Chinese 419 58.7 57.3 59.8
 Malay 193 27.0 27.1 27.0
 Indian 80 11.2 12.2 10.4
 Others 22 3.1 3.4 2.8
Parent marital status
 Married 700 98.0 98.1 98.0
 Single 14 2.0 1.9 2.0
Father education
 Primary/secondary 147 20.6 17.8 22.9
 Post-secondary and abovea 567 79.4 82.2 77.1
Mother education
 Primary/secondary 173 24.2 22.7 25.4
 Post-secondary and above 541 75.8 77.3 74.6
Caregiver
 Parent 524 73.4 80.4 67.7
 Relative/othersb 190 26.6 19.6 32.3
Housing
 Government housing (1–3 rooms) 138 19.3 21.2 17.8
 Government housing 4 rooms 329 46.1 42.4 49.1
 Government housing ≥5 rooms 216 30.3 33.3 27.7
 Condominium/landed property 31 4.3 3.1 5.3
Sleep in hour (Mean, SD) 714 13.9(3.5) 15.6(3.9) 12.4(2.2)
  1. aIncluding post-secondary, diploma and professional qualification, university and post-graduate
  2. bIncluding siblings, relatives, home helpers and others