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Table 1 Characteristics of the survey participants

From: Trends in overweight and obesity by socioeconomic status in Year 6 school children, Australian Capital Territory, 2006–2018

CharacteristicsNumber (unweighted proportion %)
Total20062009201220152018
Sex
 Boys3390 (50.4)577 (49.2)666 (48.5)645 (48.4)753 (55.6)749 (50.2)
 Girls3333 (49.6)596 (50.8708 (51.5)687 (51.6)600 (44.4)742 (49.8)
Age
 114843 (72.0)827 (70.3)1003 (73.0)963 (72.1)980 (72.4)1070 (71.8)
 121794 (26.6)327 (27.8)355 (25.8)355 (26.6)351 (25.9)406 (27.2)
 10 or 1392 (1.4)22 (1.9)16 (1.2)17 (1.3)22 (1.7)15 (1.0)
Indigenous Status
 Indigenous250 (3.7)43 (3.7)56 (4.1)38 (2.9)53 (3.9)60 (4.0)
 Non-Indigenous6479 (96.3)1133 (96.3)1318 (95.9)1297 (97.1)1300 (96.1)1431 (96.0)
School Sector
 Government3905 (58.0)764 (65.0)904 (65.8)769 (57.6)759 (56.1)709 (47.6)
 Non-government2823 (42.0)411 (35.0)470 (34.2)566 (42.4)594 (43.9)782 (52.4)