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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Samples

From: Parental health literacy and health knowledge, behaviours and outcomes in children: a cross-sectional survey

Average Age of Parents 38.1 years
Average Age of Children 14.2 years
Gender of Parents Female: 77.1%
Male: 16.0%
Other: 1.0%
No response: 5.9%
Gender of Children Female: 51.7%
Male: 48.3%
Number of Children One child: 24.9%
Two children: 45.0%
Three children: 17.5%
Four children: 6.1%
Five children: 1.5%
No response: 5.1%
Child with Chronic Condition or Disability 8.4%
Urban/Rural Location Above 100,000: 32.7%
20,000–100,000: 37.3%
10,000–20,000: 21.7%
Under 10,000: 8.3%
German State Brandenburg (East Germany): 54%
Hessen (West Germany): 46%
N (Parents) 3980
N (Children) 2773