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Table 2 Characteristics of the study participants, Chinese Families and Children Study, 2012 [20]

From: Personal ultraviolet Radiation exposure in a cohort of Chinese mother and child pairs: the Chinese families and children study

  Urban (south-eastern location) Rural (north-eastern location)
Mothers
n = 52
Adolescents
n = 52
Mothers
n = 41
Adolescents
n = 41
F M
n = 33
F
n = 19
F M
n = 14
F
n = 27
Number of participants (%) 52 33 (63%) 19a (37%) 41 14 (34%) 27 (66%)
Average age in years (range) 38.7 (35–44) 15.1 (14–17) 15.1 (14–16) 41.5 (36–54) 15.1 (14–17) 15.4 (14–16)
Average height in cm (range) 157 (142–169) 171 (159–184) 162 (156–172) 157 (145–166) 170 (165–174) 161 (146–172)
Average weight in kg (range) 55 (41–76) 64 (49–92) 55 (44–84) 63 (42–86) 62 (48–83) 58 (44–78)
Average BMI kg/m2 (range) 22.4 (16.2–30.6) 21.9 (17.2–34.0) 21.0 (16.9–30.2) 25.5 (18.9–37.3) 21.5 (16.0–27.8) 22.3 (17.2–29.4)
Currently attending schoolb (%) 3 (6) 29 (88) 17 (89) 1 (2) 12 (86) 27 (100)
Working (%) 43 (83) 2 (6) 1 (5) 9 (22) 1 (7)
Neither attending school nor working (%) 4c (8) 2 (6) 1 (5) 31 (76) 1 (7)
Never smoked (%) 52 (100) 33 (100) 18 (95) 41 (100) 14 (100) 27 (100)
Current alcohol consumption (%) 48 (92) 18 (55) 4 (21) 40 (98) 6 (43) 1 (4)
  1. a Missing data on one girl – n = 18 for these variables
  2. b With or without work
  3. cMissing information for two mothers